New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for the kin of those who lost their lives in the Assam and Rajasthan floods. Also Read - New Delhi, Goa and Mumbai Top Booked Destinations by Indians During Valentine’s Week

“PM Narendra Modi announced Rs two lakh each for the next of kin of those who have lost their lives in the floods in Assam and Rajasthan,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a tweet. Also Read - Mughal Gardens to Open For Public From THIS Date, Entry Through Online Booking Only | Check Timing, Other Details

The PMO also announced Rs 50,000 each for those seriously injured. Also Read - Costliest 'Ghagra'? Drugs Worth Rs 1.7 Crore Hidden in Lehengas That Were Being Sent to Australia

The floods in Assam have claimed the lives of over 50 persons while more that 15 have diedin Rajasthan .

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.