KCR Announces Rs 5 Crore, A Group-I Level Job For Colonel Santosh Babu’s Wife
Telangana CM KCR announced that the state government will provide Rs 5 crore cash to the family of late Colonel Santosh Babu, commanding Officer of the 16 Bihar regiment.
The Colonel was killed in a violent face-off with Chinese troops on June 15 at the Galwan Valley, near the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
Santosh Babu along with 19 soldiers was killed in the clash with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley of Ladakh. Santosh Babu was a resident of Suryapet town in Telangana.
KCR said that he would personally visit the bereaved family, Group-I level job for the martyred Army officer's wife.
His last was performed with full military honors. The Chief Minister announced that he would personally visit the Army officer's house to declare assistance from the government.
KCR also announced that the state government through the Defence Ministry would give Rs 10 lakh each to the families of 19 soldiers who hailed from various states.
During the all-party meeting conducted by PM Modi through video conference, the CM said the entire country should stand by the soldiers guarding the country's borders.
Rao said all the help should be extended to the families of the martyred soldiers to give them the message that the entire country is with them.
The CM said while the Central government helps these families, the states should also contribute their mite to give them the feeling that the country stands by them.