Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced an ex-gratia compensation of Rs 50 lakh, along with a government job to a family member of Naib Subedar Parwinder Singh from 22 Punjab, who laid down his life in High Altitude Area of Batalik sector (Leh) along the Line of Control.
The Junior Commissioned officer is survived by his father, wife, and two sons aged 11 and 13 years.
While extending his sympathies to the family of the martyr, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that the state government would provide all possible help and support to them.
Meanwhile, the mortal remains of Naib Subedar Parwinder Singh will be reaching his native place in Jagraon on February 28 (Sunday) and the cremation would be held on the same day.
Likewise, the Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal took to Twitter and wrote: “I extend my deepest condolences to the family of Naib Subedar Parwinder Singh from 22 Punjab, resident of Jagraon, who laid down his life in the line of duty in the Batalik sector (Leh) along LoC.”
“May Gurusahab grants peace to his soul & strength to the family,” he added.
“Salute to our braveheart Naib Subedar Parwinder Singh of 22 Punjab- resident of Jagraon, who sacrificed his life in the line of duty in Batalik sector (Leh). My heartfelt condolences, prayers & thoughts with the martyr’s family,” former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal tweeted.
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