Shimla: Chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, expressed grief over a fire incident at Brua village in Kinnaur district, which reduced more than thirty seven houses to ashes on Saturday.
The chief minister directed the local administration to provide all possible help to the fire victims, many of whom had been rendered homeless on priority.
Priyanka Basu ,district magistrate put the loss due to the inferno at about Rs 3 crore. She said that a sum of rupees 16 lakh had been distributed to the fire victims as an immediate relief besides providing them with other day-to-day essential commodities.
Legislator Tejwant Negi, MP Pratibha Singh, chairperson zila parishad, Chandermani Negi, and others the spot and expressed sorrow over the incident.