New Delhi May 22nd
In the wake of the destruction caused by cyclone Amphan, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday extended support to his counterparts in West Bengal and Odisha, Mamata Banerjee and Naveen Patnaik respectively. At least 77 people have been reported killed so far in West Bengal due to the extremely severe cyclone. Large-scale damage to infrastructure, public and private property was reported from North and South 24 Parganas, East and West Midnapore, Kolkata, Howrah and Hooghly districts.
Taking to Twitter, Kejriwal extended full support to West Bengal and Odisha and asserted that the Delhi government will help in any manner in this hour of crisis.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi after conducting a review meeting in Basirhat with CM Mamata Banerjee, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and other state and PMO officials on Cyclone Amphan said that state and central governments stand with the people who have been affected by the cyclone which has left 80 people dead and thousands homeless. Accordingly, he made a number of relief announcements and assured more.