Uttarakhand Cloudburst: CM Harish Rawat Meets Family Members Of  Those Who Died
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today met the family members of the family of the seven people who died in a cloudburst in Uttarakhand’s Pauri district on Saturday. (Image: ANI/Twitter)

Uttarakhand government today announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each to the next of kin who were killed following a cloudburst in Pauri district in the state.

Seven members of a family were killed when their house was razed to the ground by huge boulders that rolled down the hill after a cloudburst hit the area yesterday.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat made the announcement after vising the affected area where he also met the family members of the deceased, a government official said.

An sum of Rs four lakh each will be given for the demise of every member.

The CM also announced a help of Rs two lakh to the family for their building which was flattened to the ground