Published On : Thu, Nov 3rd, 2016

Rs 10 lakh compensation for family of army veteran who committed suicide


Haryana: Meanwhile, Haryana Transport Minister, Krishan Lal Panwar announces Rs 10 lakh compensation to family of Ram Kishan Grewal, the Army veteran who committed suicide, and a job to one family member.

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi was among a series of politicians including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Congress senior Kamal Nath and Derek O’ Brien from the TMC who traveled this morning to the Haryana village of Ram Kishen Grewal, a former soldier who committed suicide over an insufficient pension. Parties deny that they are mining a tragedy for political leverage, claiming they want to honour an army veteran and force the government to deliver an important policy.