New Delhi [India], Oct 3 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government has approved names of 14 slain security personnel, whose kin is to be given Rs. 1 crore each as ex-gratia.Also Read - Security Alert Issued In Delhi-NCR After Intelligence Inputs Of Possible Terror Attack Ahead Of Republic Day 2022
In order to consider the cases for grant of ex-gratia relief to widows or parents of deceased Defence, Para Military, Delhi Police and other personnel, a group of ministers meeting was held at the residence of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. Delhi Health Minster Satyender Jain and Revenue Minister Kailash Gahlot were also present in the meeting. Also Read - Indian Army Gets New Combat Uniform. Top 5 Things To Know
Of the 14 slain security personnel, five are from Delhi Fire Service, one from the Indian Army and eight from Delhi Police. Also Read - Omicron: Weekend Beating Retreat Ceremony at Suchetgarh Border Suspended Amid Covid Situation
The Indian Army personnel, whose name has been cleared for the ex-gratia, is late Major Amit Sagar, a company commander of 115 infantry battalion. He died during counter insurgency at high altitude area in Sonamarg on January 25 last year.
The five Delhi Fire Service deceased firemen include Sunil Kumar, Manjeet Singh, Hari Singh Meena, Hari Om and Vijender Pal Singh, a government statement read.
Names of eight Delhi Police personnel are Ram Kanwar Meena (head constable), Yogesh Kumar (constable), Abdul Saboor Khan (head constable), Anand Singh (constable), Beenesh Kumar (constable), Yashvir Singh (constable), Ravinder (constable) and Deepak Kumar (constable). (ANI)
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