In Chhattisgarh, families of martyred soldiers will be given financial assistance up to 80 lakh rupees and a family member will also get a government job.
22 soldiers martyred in Bijapur Naxalite attack
Financial assistance of a minimum of 80 lakh rupees (80 lac compensation for martyrs families) has been announced for the families of 22 soldiers killed in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack on Saturday in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh. Apart from this, a member of the martyrs’ family will also be given a job under compassion. Apart from the compensation amount announced towards the center, the governments of UP and Bihar have also announced separate compensation for the martyrs. The Yogi government of UP has announced to give 50-50 lakh rupees to the martyrs. On the other hand, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has instructed the officials to complete the process of financial assistance and compassionate appointment soon.
Under this financial assistance, special grace grant, collective option special grant, martyr honor fund, group insurance amount and many other types of financial assistance will also be provided by the state government. In this encounter, a total of Rs 45.40 lakh financial assistance has been announced by the state government to the martyred police officers and soldiers of the Central Armed Forces as special ex-gratia grant and collective insurance option special grant money. Advance action will be taken by the paramilitary in relation to compassionate appointment and other financial assistance to the families of the martyred officers and soldiers of the Central Para-military Forces.
Amit Shah challenged Naxalites
Meanwhile, on Monday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah reached Jagdalpur and he met the injured soldiers. Addressing the soldiers present in the CRPF camp, he said that this is a fight and we have to take this fight to the end, however those who want to put arms and come to the mainstream are welcome.
He clearly said that the result of those who choose the path of arms will be bad and this is very clear. Amit Shah told the soldiers that the sacrifice of your comrades will not go in vain, the purpose for which they have sacrificed, surely that purpose will be fulfilled and victory will be ours. The country cannot forget their sacrifice, the country has sympathy for their families.
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