CM KCR Solaces Colonel’s Family, Handed Over 1 Crore Cheque


As promised earlier, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao visited the family members of Lieutenant Colonel Santosh Kumar at his residence in Suryapet and paid his respects.CM KCR handed over the appointment letter of Group-I job along with Rs 1 crore to late Colonel Santosh Babu’s wife Santoshi. A plot in the Banjara Hills area of Hyderabad was also allotted for his family.State Energy Minister Jagadish Reddy and Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar accompanied CM KCR during the visit as CM decided to visit Santosh Babu’s family with a limited number of people given the spread of the virus.KCR condolences them and enquired about the well-being of the family members and assured that the state government is ready to help and support the familyThe Chief Minister remembered the ultimate sacrifice made by the Colonel who was martyred by the Chinese Troops in a fierce standoff when the former tried to enter Indian territory illegally.

Besides this, the state government will also be providing Rs 10 lakh each to the families of 19 other soldiers who lost their lives in the clash between the two troops.

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