Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi Chief Minister, says the kin of the dead will receive Rs 10 lakh as compensation.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal declares financial aid of Rs 10 lakh for families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for the wounded . Kejriwal says he is deeply saddened and devastated to see the extent of the tragedy .

NEW DELHI: On Saturday, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal declared financial aid of Rs 10 lakh for the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for the wounded in the Mundka fire that claimed at least 27 lives, while lieutenant governor Anil Baijal said immediate steps could be taken to avoid such incidents from happening again.The chief minister announced that his administration would put the strictest possible punishment on the culprits when ordering a magisterial probe.Kejriwal expressed his displeasure with the incident, saying that the Delhi government would try to bring the perpetrators to justice.No one will be spared until we get the inquiry report, whether it be a person, officer, or an organization, according to the chief minister.

Lieutenant governor Anil Baijal expressed his stoicism about the incident and promised to investigate the motives behind it.The tragic fire scene in Mundka, Delhi has left me deeply enraged.Despite the best rescue efforts, many lifelong lives were lost.He expressed my deepest sympathies to the bereaved families and wishes for a prompt recovery of those injured, he tweeted.

On Saturday morning, Kejriwal, his cabinet colleagues Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain, and senior government officials met in Mundka.The chief minister compared the current rescue and recovery efforts to those that have been implemented and met with the families of the victims.Senior officials said he had been monitoring the rescue operations and was in constant contact with all teams.I am deeply saddened and devastated to see the extent of the tragedy, and the Delhi government will do everything possible to assist the victims, according to Kejriwal.

The bodies will be identified by DNA testing, according to the chief minister.