LUCKNOW: In relief to Muzaffarnagar riots ' casualties in front of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections , Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today declared a remuneration of Rs. 15 lakh each to groups of 18 missing people.
"The Chief Minister has authorized Rs. 15 lakh each for the groups of 18 people missing after Muzaffarnagar riots," an official representative said.
The deadly communal violence in western Uttar Pradesh had asserted more than 60 lives and dislodged 40,000 individuals. The riots , that softened out up Muzaffarnagar in September 2013, later spread to neighboring Shamli.