Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-07-05 16:08 Udupi: A total of Rs 9.68 lakh Special Relief fund has been distributed to homeless people who lost their shelters due to heavy winds in Hiriadka region, on July 3. Former minister and Kaup MLA Vinay Kumar Sorake gave away the relief funds. Sorake who visited the houses affected by heavy winds and rains directed the Revenue Department officials to release the funds. Accordingly, Rs 5.35 lakh was given to the families whose houses were fully damaged, Rs 3.1 lakh for partially damaged houses and Rs 1.23 lakh to others. The relief amount was provided within 12 hrs to the victims. TP President Nalini Pradeep, ZP President Dinaker Babu and ZP CEO Priyanka Mary Francis accompanied MLA Sorake during his visit to affected families.