Haryana announces Rs 50L ex gratia for kin of Maj Deswal
The Haryana government on Friday announced an ex gratia of Rs 50 lakh and a government job for one family member of Major Amit Deswal of 21 Para who was killed on Wednesday in an encounter with militants in Manipur’s Tamenglong district.
Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar said that the government was committed to honouring such brave soldiers and look after the well-being of their dependents. He had come here to the native village of the Major to attend his funeral. Maj Deswal of 21 Para SF was killed in a gunbattle with militants in Manipur.