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Rs50 lakh relief, government job for martyr’s family

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Chandigarh, August 30

CM Capt Amarinder Singh today announced an ex gratia of Rs 50 lakh, along with a government job to a family member of Naib Subedar Rajwinder Singh of 1 Sikh Light Infantry unit. The soldier was seriously injured as a result of the unprovoked firing by the Pakistan army in the Nowshera sector in Rajouri (JK) and later succumbed to his injuries.

Paying homage to the martyr and extending his sympathy to the bereaved family, the Chief Minister said Naib Subedar Rajwinder Singh was a brave, and highly motivated soldier. The nation would always remain indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty, he said.

Naib Subedar Rajwinder Singh hailed from Goindwal village of Tarn Taran district. He is survived by his mother, wife, son and daughter. — TNS

from The Tribune

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