Navjot Sidhu announces ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh & 1 govt job for kin of Iraq victims

Updated:8 months, 2 weeks ago IST

Amritsar (Punjab), Apr 02 (ANI): Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday announced ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh and one government job for the aggrieved families of Iraq victims who belonged to Punjab. Sidhu also mentioned that the current pension of Rs. 20000 will also continue. Earlier in the day, Minister of State for External Affairs General V.K. Singh (retired) arrived in Amritsar with the mortal remains of 38 Indians. 39 Indians were abducted and killed by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Mosul.

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