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Haryana announces relief for those who suffered property loss

Haryana government on Wednesday announced that those who suffered property loss during Jat quota agitation could claim upto 25 per cent as interim relief immediately on the basis of self-assessment of the damage.

An official spokesman said the state government announced to give an interim or part assistance immediately to those who would submit their details on a prescribed proforma on the basis of self-assessment of the damage caused to their properties in the Jat agitation.

“An applicant can claim upto 25 per cent as an interim relief,” he said.

The spokesman informed that the government had made available a proforma for claiming compensation at the earliest.

The proforma has been made available on the website of Urban Local Bodies Department. It is also available in the offices of Deputy Commissioner, Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Tehsildar and Municipalities.

Claimants are required to provide details such as name, Aadhaar number, bank account number along with RTGS/NEFT code, address, electricity account number, if meter is installed, date of natural disaster, fire or law and order disturbance, and whether the damage is covered by an insurance policy, he said adding, other details include category of property damaged and extent of damage.

Under the extent of damage, claimants are required to fill details of estimated cost of repairing the damage caused to building, both commercial and residential.

They have also been asked to fill up estimated loss of the items suffered by them, he said.

The enclosures to be attached include copy of First Information Report (FIR) or DD entry, item-wise photographs of the damaged property, proof of ownership of residential or commercial property or tenancy.

Quota Update
  • Curfew has been lifted in Hisar district and relaxed in violence-hit Rohtak and Bhiwani districts; while rail and road traffic has resumed on routes that were blocked during the agitation
  • Haryana minister Anil Vij has sought action against those, who were behind arson and violence during the nine-day agitation, which saw loss of 28 lives and property
  • The business community in Rohtak, which faced extensive property damage in the protests, has pegged their loss at Rs 1,000 crore in and sought has sought a CBI probe into the incidents
  • 35 trains – Katra Mail, Kalka Shatabdi, Amritsar Shatabdi and Jammu Rajdhani – resumed operation 
  • Services of 60 trains are still affected due to the agitation; Bramhaputra Mail and Udhampur AC Express, Andaman Express, Himachal Express, Shan-e-Punjab and Kerala Express are among the trains that have resumed operations
  • Ex-IPS Prakash Singh to probe into role of officers during the stir; Singh is the former police chief of UP and Assam
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