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Compensation for 14 killed in Bengal Panchayat polls

IANS  |  Kolkata 

The government will give compensation of Rs 2 lakh to families of each of the 14 people killed in political violence during the Panchayat polls, Secretariat sources said quoting

The sources said Rs 5 lakh compensation will be given to the family of late Rajkumar Roy, a presiding during the May 14 polls.

While Roy's family has lodged a police complaint claiming he was killed and did not commit suicide, Banerjee on Thursday said the was run over by a train.

The government would also provide a job to Roy's widow, the sources said.

The had on Thursday said her government would provide compensation to the families of all those who were "martyred" during the polls.

The has claimed that 10 of those killed belonged to her

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 21:04 IST
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