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Odisha CM announces Rs 5 Lakh Ex-gratia for Sum Hospital Fire Victims

Mahaprayan scheme-Naveen PatnaikOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each for the kin of those who died in the Sum Hospital fire mishap. So far, 21 patients have died in the tragedy.

Earlier, State Government announced free treatment to the patients at several hospitals in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

The Sum Hospital authority also declared that it would pay Rs 5 lakh each to the next of the deceased persons and bear all medical expenses of all those getting treatment in various hospitals in the wake of fire tragedy.

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