BanglaHunt Desk: Under the leadership of Home Minister Amit Shah, West Bengal got compensation for Amfan again. It is also known that Bengali received the highest amount of money among the 7 states. Bengal finally got compensation for the May cyclone Amphan. The central government is giving a total of Tk 4,361 crore to 8 states.
Another terrible problem arose in the corona atmosphere in the heart of Bengal. The vast Bengal was devastated by the devastating cyclone Amphan. Lots of people were left homeless in the Corona atmosphere. Bigha Bigha cultivation land was under water. Electricity service was cut off for several days. Several districts, including Kolkata and two 24 parganas, were reduced to rubble.
At the request of then Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw the extent of the damage to Bengal by helicopter. Initially, it announced a compensation package of Rs 1,000 crore, but the state claimed that the amount was nothing compared to the loss. The Bengal government demanded more compensation.
Later it was decided again about compensation. A high-level meeting chaired by Home Minister Amit Shah concluded on Friday. At the meeting, it was decided that the central government will provide financial assistance to a total of 8 states. Similarly, Orissa is getting around Tk 128 crore, Madhya Pradesh about Tk 611 crore, Karnataka about Tk 56 crore, Sikkim about Tk 6 crore. However, Bengali has got the most. West Bengal received about Tk 2,606.06 crore as compensation for amphan.