Kolkata, May 22 : West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar today contributed Rs 50 lakh to the Chief Minister's relief fund in the wake of severe super cyclone Amphan which left 72 people killed so far and rendered millions other homeless in three contiguous districts of the state, including Kolkata, on Wednesday evening. Mr Dhankar in a Tweet said " Contributed fifty lacs for AMPHAN relief and urge all to contribute generously for reconstruction and mitigation of human misery."
He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be in the city and along with him Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will make an aerial survey today," of these devastating districts. He said " In a visionary manner Narendra Modi has ever been on front foot for people, be it for development or in crisis. Visit will pave way for mitigating woes of the people, with Mamata Banerjee." Mr Dhankhar said the sate has suffered one of the worst disasters in recent times as cyclone Amphan has left behind a trail of destruction and human woes and misery.." Ms Banerjee said the cyclone has left a trail of devastation beyond one's thoughts. " While the material damage is substantial, Bengal stands united in this time of crisis. Together we will overcome this because nothing can dampen the spirit and strength of the people of Bengal,' she said. (UNI)