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Governor Jamir writes to PM urging release of Central assistance

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Bhubaneswar, Nov 8:

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Odisha Governor SC Jamir today wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh requesting  him to immediately release cyclone and flood assistance to the state in two phases- Rs 4,242.41 crore in the first phase and Rs 1590.09 crore in the second stage.

Governor’s action follows the submission of a  memorandum addressed to the President of India by the ruling BJD demanding immediate release of Central assistance on Nov 6.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sought appointment with the Prime Minister to discuss the issue of cyclone and flood assistance to the state.

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  1. The Central Govt. has to date taken apathetic attitude towards such a natural calamity and this can be called step-motherly attitude of Central Govt.The Governor of Odisha has rightly taken decision to write about Central assistance.

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