The number of deaths in the firecracker factory blaze in tamil Nadu has gone up to 19. A number of people were also injured after the fire in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu on Friday.
An ex-gratia of ₹2 lakh each has been approved from Prime Minister's National Relief Fund for the next of kin of those who have lost their lives in the incident, PMO tweeted. ₹50,000 would be provided to those seriously injured in the incident. The CM's office has also announced a relief of ₹3 lakh for the families of the victims.