Bhubaneswar, Aug 20: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to the kin of a person who succumbed to his injuries sustained during a gas cylinder explosion in Khordha district.
The explosion had taken place in a house at Gambharimunda village under Banapur police limits on Thursday.
Patnaik expressed his deep condolences to the bereaved family.
He also directed to provide better treatment to the injured.
At least 10 persons, including seven from a family, sustained critical burn injuries in the explosion.