Siliguri, 21st November: Horrific fire incident on Saturday evening in Siliguri gutted many houses into its flames. The incident left many families homeless. Siliguri’s Mayor Goutam Deb and Deputy Mayor Ranjan Sarkar were out of the city on the day of the incident. After returning today, the duo along with Municipal Commissioner Sonam Wangdi Bhutia and members of the Mayor’s Council visited the area and met the victims and fire-affected families. They also handed over some essential items to them.
Apart from this, the Mayor assured to provide each victim compensation of Rs 5000 from the Mayor’s Relief Fund. Along with this, the important official documents burnt into ashes will also be handed over to them soon.