Punjab

CM ANNOUNCES RS 2 CRORE TO DISTRESSED FAMILY OF MARTYR CONSTABLE MANDEEP SINGH, CONGRESS LASHES OUT AT GOVT.

December 08, 2022 08:13 PM

Deceased ct.Mandeep Singh
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Condoling the death of Punjab Police Constable Mandeep Singh who attained martyrdom in line of duty on Thursday, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today announced Rs 2 crore to the family of martyr as a mark of respect for his supreme sacrifice for country.

The Chief Minister said that Constable Mandeep Singh had attained martyrdom while performing his duty at Nakodar. He said that out of this Rs 2 crore, Rs 1 crore will be given as ex-gratia by state government whereas another payment of insurance cover worth Rs 1 crore will be made by the HDFC bank. Bhagwant Mann said that this initiative is in recognition of the immense contribution of this son of soil towards maintaining law and order in the state.

Chief Minister said that the state government is duty bound to help the families of the soldiers who sacrifice their life at the altar of motherland. He said that financial assistance to family of martyr Mandeep Singh is in consonance with the commitment of the state government to ensure the well being of the soldiers (from Armed forces, paramilitary and Police) and their families. He hoped that this humble initiative by the state will go a long way in helping the aggrieved family on one hand and securing their future on the other.  

Reacting to the killing, PCC president Amarinder Singh Raja Warring said, there was jungle raj in Punjab as the criminals and gangsters were choosing and executing their targets at will without any fear of law.He also conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved families. “There is an atmosphere of fear prevailing in Punjab and people are feeling unsafe and insecure”, he said, w

Meanwhile Congress today blasted the Aam Aadmi Party government in the state for its failure to protect the life and property of people. The party was reacting to the killing of a cloth merchant and his security guard in Nakodar last night. 

Reacting to the killing, PCC president Amarinder Singh Raja Warring said, there was jungle raj in Punjab as the criminals and gangsters were choosing and executing their targets at will without any fear of law.He also conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved families. “There is an atmosphere of fear prevailing in Punjab and people are feeling unsafe and insecure”, he said, while lashing out at the government’s failure on law and order and protecting the life and property of people. 

“I hope the AAP leadership will now get down to serious business of governance after being relieved from Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh”, he remarked, while taking a dig at the party for wasting time and resources in these two states.

 
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