Jammu, June 22: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today approved the financial assistance to the tune of Rs 10 lakh each in favour of next of kins (NoK’s) of Vipin Zadoo and Vimal Zadoo, both residents of Jammu, who had collapsed while cremating the dead body of their uncle, a COVID patient, and died at the cremation ground.
Meanwhile, financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh was also approved in favour of NoK’s of Kamal Kumar S/o Ludar Mani R/o Chapati Kalan, Hira Nagar, Kathua District who died in a quarantine centre in Kathua.
Out of Rs 30 lakhs, Rs 8 lakh each have been approved from Lt Governor’s Discretionary Grant, while Rs 2 lakh each from J&K Relief Fund.
LG approves Rs 1 lakh each to NoK’s of Paddar road accident victims
Meanwhile, Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu also approved the financial assistance of Rs 1 lakh each in favour of next of kin (NoK’s) of victims of road accident which occurred near Slipor Morh in Block Paddar of Kishtwar District.
The accident took place when tipper with six persons viz Sandeep Kumar, Rajesh Kumar and Rakesh Kumar, all residents of Kadhail; Ravinder Kumar and Jabar Singh, both residents of Jar and Manjeet Kumar R/o Sazar, skidded off the road resulting in the causalities.