Patna, May 6: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday expressed his shock over deaths in various parts of the state in lightning and announced compensation of Rs 4 lakh each to next of their kins. Mr Kumar expressed his shock over the deaths and prayed to God to give strength to bereaved families in this hour of tragedy.
State government was solidly behind the families of those who lost their lives in the incident, he added. The CM ordered the officials concerned to make payment of Rs 4 lakh each to family members of the deceased. A total of 16 people have lost their lives in lightning in various parts of Bihar. (UNI)