The Tamil Nadu government Sunday handed over a total solatium of Rs 15 lakh to the relatives of those killed and injured in an accident in neighbouring Kerala on June 30. Local Administration Minister S P Velumani handed over a cheque of Rs two lakh each to the nearest kin of the six who died in the mishap, at a function.
Similarly, he gave away Rs 50,000 each to six people injured, from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund. Six people were killed and as many injured when the van in which they were travelling to Palakkad from here rammed into a stationary truck.
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