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Panaji, May 19: Three days after gusty winds triggered by cyclone Tauktae resulted in the death of two persons in Goa, the state government on Wednesday announced Rs four lakh financial assistance to the families of each deceased. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant made the announcement about it on Twitter.
“We are extremely saddened by the loss of lives due to Tauktae cyclone in Goa. The Govt has sanctioned financial assistance of Rs four lakh for every family of the deceased due to cyclone in the State. My thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved families in this time of grief,” he tweeted.
Sawant had told reporters on Sunday that two persons had lost their lives due to the cyclonic winds. A middle-aged woman, who had gone to fetch water from a well near her house in North Goa, died after a…