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Dependents of Brigadier Lakhwinder will get Assistance of Rs 50 Lakh

  • 15 Jan 2022
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  • On January 14, 2022, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khater said that permission has been given to the family of Brigadier Lakhwinder Singh Lidnr of Haryana, who lost his life in the Tamil Nadu helicopter crash accident. Along with this, one dependent from the family of the Brigadier will also be given a government job.

Key Points

  • The Chief Minister said that under the ex-gratia policy of military and paramilitary forces, there is a provision to provide financial assistance as well as government jobs to the dependents of the martyr's family.
  • Under this policy, considering the death of Brigadier Lakhwinder Singh, who lost his life in a helicopter crash accident, as a provisional battle accident, special financial assistance and jobs has been announced. This is the first such case in Haryana.
  • It is noteworthy that on December 8, CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife and Brigadier Lakhwinder Singh Lidnr, along with several army personnel lost their lives in a helicopter crash in Coonoor district of Tamil Nadu.
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