PM Modi Announces Rs 2L Ex-Gratia for Kin of Deceased in Nellore Stampede

29 December, 2022 | Pranay Lad

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Following the incident, Naidu announced financial assistance of Rs 10 lakhs each to the families of the deceased.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday condoled the death of seven Telugu Desam Party workers in the stampede at TDP leader N Chandrababu Naidu’s public meeting.

PM Modi announced that ex-gratia of Rs. 2 Lakhs would be given to the kin of the deceased and Rs. 50 thousand to each injured from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund. “Pained by the mishap at a public meeting in Nellore, AP. Condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover soon. An ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakhs from PMNRF would be given to the next of kin of each deceased and the injured would be given Rs. 50,000,” tweeted the Office of the Prime Minister on Thursday.


Seven Telugu Desam Party workers lost their lives after a scuffle broke out between party workers during a public meeting held by party leader N Chandrababu Naidu in Kandukuru of Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore on Wednesday, police said.

The injured people were admitted to the nearby hospital. “7 people have lost their lives, injured admitted to hospital,” police said.


Following the incident, Naidu announced financial assistance of Rs 10 lakhs each to the families of the deceased.

Naidu also said that the children of those deceased in the incident will be educated in NTR Trust educational institutions.