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Punjab CM announces ex-gratia of Rs 50 lakh & job for a family member of martyred sepoy

Punjab CM announces ex-gratia of Rs  50 lakh & job for a family member of martyred sepoy

Chandigarh, Nov 27 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 50 lakh, along with a government job to a family member of Sepoy Sukhbir Singh of 18 JAK RIF who was martyred in the unprovoked firing by Pakistan Army along LoC in the Sunderbani sector (J&K) on Friday.
Paying homage to the martyr and extending his sympathy to the bereaved family, the Chief Minister said that the 22 year old Sepoy Sukhbir Singh was a brave and highly motivated soldier. The nation will always remain indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty.
Sepoy Sukhbir Singh, hailed from Village Khuvaspur in Tehsil Khadoor Sahib of Tarn Taran district and is survived by his father Kulwant Singh, mother Jasbir Kaur besides a married brother Kuldip Singh and two sisters Davinder Kaur (Married) and Kulwinder Kaur (Unmarried).

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Hooch tragedy: Jyotiraditya meets victims’ kin

17 Jan 2021 | 1:09 AM

Morena, MP, Jan 16 (UNI) Rajya Sabha Member and erstwhile central minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Saturday visited Chhera Manpur and Pahawli villages to console families of 25 people who recently perished after consuming spurious liquor.
The Bharatiya Janata Party stalwart even announced Rs 50,000 each as ex gratia.

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MP CM stands firm against sand mafia

17 Jan 2021 | 12:58 AM

Bhopal, Jan 16 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made it abundantly clear on Saturday that his dispensation shall scarcely tolerate unauthorised extraction and transportation of sand, it was officially learnt.
The senior politician was videoconferencing with sand contractors and district mineral officers from his residence.

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MP CM urges masses to make Mahila Samman Abhiyan a success

17 Jan 2021 | 12:42 AM

Bhopal, Jan 16 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan underlined on Saturday that the Mahila Samman Abhiyan – being conducted by his dispensation with social collaboration to safeguard the honour of “our revered mothers, beloved sisters and innocent daughters” – seeks support from commoners.
“The Freedom of Religion Ordinance has been passed. I throw down the gauntlet again to the mafia,” the veteran leader was officially quoted as saying while addressing a programme in Shahdol District’s Beohari.

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MP CM orders ramping up of ventures

17 Jan 2021 | 12:21 AM

Bhopal, Jan 16 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday directed his officers to enhance pace of implementation of sewerage projects in Rewa, Satna, Katni and Singrauli municipal areas; official sources said.
The senior politician was reviewing progress via videoconferencing.

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Nitish inaugurates bird festival, appeals for treating birds kindly

17 Jan 2021 | 12:17 AM

Jamui, Jan 16 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday inaugurated the first state bird festival and appealed to the people to not to ill treat birds.

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