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PUNJAB CM ANNOUNCES RS. 2 LAKH EX-GRATIA FOR FAMILY OF APPLE TRADER KILLED IN SHOPIAN

PUNJAB CM ANNOUNCES RS. 2 LAKH EX-GRATIA FOR FAMILY OF APPLE TRADER KILLED IN SHOPIAN

MORTAL REMAINS REACH NATIVE VILLAGE, DC TO REPRESENT STATE GOVT AT CREMATION

CHANDIGARH, OCTOBER 17: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for the family of the Fazilka apple trader killed in Shopian terrorist attack yesterday.

The Chief Minister has also directed the DC to attend the cremation of the deceased, Charanjit Singh, at his native village on Friday morning. Charanjit’s mortal remains were flown to Amritsar today and transported from there to his village, according to an official spokesperson.

Captain Amarinder had on Thursday asked his officers to contact the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir to facilitate the return of the trader’s mortal remains to Punjab.