Kallakurichi hooch tragedy: Stalin announces ₹10 lakh ex gratia

Stalin also directed officials to notify a one-man commission to be led by retired Madras High Court Judge B Gokuldas to make recommendations to the government.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 21, 2024 | 6:00 AMUpdatedJun 21, 2024 | 6:00 AM

Mass cremation of those killed in the tragedy. (K Annamalai/X)

Chief Minister Stalin told the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Thursday, that 34 people belonging to the Kallakurichi district have died after consuming “methanol mixed arrack.” He said four persons linked to the sale of spurious liquor have been arrested so far and announced ₹10 lakh assistance to each of the families of 38 people who died after consuming illicit arrack.

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