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Pb CM orders enrolment of kin of 858 deceased home guards as volunteers

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

In a relief to the 858 families of home volunteers who had died while on duty after January 1, 2007, today ordered enrolment of their dependents as volunteers.

The decision marks the single largest enrolment of home volunteers done on compassionate grounds in the history of Punjab, according to an

The kin of the deceased have already completed 45 days of basic training, making them eligible for enrolment, he said, adding that the has given his nod for their formal induction.

The families of the deceased home guards had been running from pillar to post for enrolment for the past 10 years.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 20:30 IST
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