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Thursday, 28 January 2016
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Chennai: Tamilnadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced relief to the kin of victims who died in various incidents.

According to an official release, the Chief Minister ordered a compensation of Rs 3 lakh each to 15 persons who died of electrocution. Of them, Manikandan (Tirupur), Kanagaraj (Sivaganga), Kandasamy (Coimbatore), Ramesh (Chennai), Mariyappan (Salem) and Arumugasamy (Thirunelveli) were employees of Tamilnadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO).

Others who were electrocuted included Chinnappan and Poongavanam (Villupuram), Kannammal and Govindasamy (Vellore), Praveen Kumar (Coimbatore), Subramani (Kancheepuram), Govindaswamy (Tiruvaroor), Jagadish (Chennai) and Madankumar (Krishnagiri).

Also, TANGEDCO workers who were injured during an accident at Mettur site would be given Rs 50,000 each, she said.

The Chief Minister also announced Rs 1 lakh each to the kin of eight persons. They are Vilvaraj (Ramanathapuram), Srikrishna (Thoothukudi), Pazhanisamy and Thaiyamuthu (Ariyalur), Dhanalakshmi and her four  month old child (Madurai), Vinoth Kumar (Kancheepuram) and  Velayutham (Virudhunagar).

Jayalalithaa expressed her deep condolence to the family members and announced that the money would be given from Chief Minister Public Relief Fund.

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