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Haryana enhances ex-gratia for kin of police personnel

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The government has enhanced the ex-gratia grant for family members of police personnel who die in the line of duty from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 30 lakh.

Now a widow or dependent of a who dies fighting anti-social elements or while saving public life and property during natural calamities will be given Rs 20 lakh, of Police B S said in a statement.

The mother and the father of the will be given Rs five lakh each, he added.

In case the parents are not alive, then their share will be given to the widow or dependents of the deceased, added.

Similarly, the DGP said, financial assistance of Rs 15 lakh would be given to police personnel terminally injured in the line of duty, Rs 10 lakh for a major injury and Rs five lakh for minor injuries.

The Police has signed an agreement with the to provide the ex-gratia amount, said.

According to the agreement, Rs two lakh will be paid to a policeman's family in case of a natural death and Rs 30 lakh in case of an accidental death.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 18:40 IST