Lok Sabha mourns deaths in Tamil Nadu, VaranasiBy IANS
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
NEW DELHI - The Lok Sabha Wednesday mourned the deaths of over 200 people due to the heavy rains in Tamil Nadu and the killing of a two-year-old girl in the Varanasi bombing.
As soon as the house assembled, Speaker Meira Kumar expressed condolences to the victims. The house observed a minute’s silence in memory of the dead.
Heavy rains since October have claimed over 200 lives in Tamil Nadu. The
Tuesday blast on the banks of the Ganga in Varanasi killed the toddler and left over 20 people injured.