Akhilesh Yadav hikes compensation amount to 50 lakh for slain officers

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today announced 50 lakhs compensation to the family of the slain officers who lost their life in the violent clashes in Jawahar Bagh, Mathura.

Earlier, the government had announced the amount of Rs 20 lakh to the family. Government today made the declaration that they will also provide pension to the families and government job will be given to one member of the family.

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After the incident took place Akhilesh told the media: “We stand by the families; we will provide the families all possible assistance. This was a decision taken by our government that if a police, paramilitary, military personnel dies on duty, the government would be giving Rs 20 lakh to the family.”

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