Chandigarh /Sangrur, November 19, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)
Cabinet Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla along with Vice Chairperson, Punjab State Planning Board Mrs. Rajinder Kaur Bhathal and other senoir officials, reached the village Changali Wala of Sangrur district on Tuesday and handed over a cheque of Rs 6 lakh to Jagmail Singh‘s family.
The compensation cheque was given to Bhagwan Kaur mother of Jagmail Singh and his widow Manjit Kaur in the presence of other family members. Mr. Singla informed that the remaining amount of compensation would be given to the family on the bhog of Jagmail Singh.
Mr. Singla said that such incidents are intolerable and Punjab government stands with the family of the deceased. While talking to the media persons, Cabinet Minister said that all efforts would be made to ensure stringent punishment to the culprits within three months. He said that deceased’s widow would be provided a job by government.
Besides, the State would provide Rs 1.25 lakh for the repair of the house of Jagmail Singh. The Government has also decided to provide free education up to graduation level to the deceased’s children studying in class ninth, sixth and first, the Minister added.
Mr. Singla said that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had issued directives that strict action should be taken on every aspect in this case. Meanwhile, Rajinder Kaur Bhathal said it was very cruel incident and government is committed to provide justice to the deceased’s family.
Deputy Commissioner Mr. Ghanshyam Thori, SSP Sandeep Garg, District President Congress Committee Mr. Rajinder Singh Raja, SDM Kala Ram Kansal, SP Gurmeet Singh, DSP Buta Singh Singh and others were also present on the occasion.