Port Blair, Nov. 12: The Lt. Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh, PVSM, AVSM has sanctioned Rs 3,59,000/- lakhs as ex-gratia relief from LG’s Relief Fund to the ten affected persons of the fire accident which occurred at Haddo.

It may be recalled that on 21st July 2012, an old wooden double storied building situated at Haddo opposite to Mini Zoo got fire in which the first floor of the building was completed gutted. A number of shops situated in the building comprising electronic items, tailoring, barber, tea-cum-stationary, electrical etc. were damaged in the fire accident.