Chandigarh, May 10
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday introduced an ex-gratia compensation of Rs 50 lakh and a authorities job to the subsequent of kin of a soldier who laid down his life in the road of obligation.
Havildar Amritpaul Singh was half of the 31 Field Regiment, was on a patrol when he misplaced his steadiness and slipped into Siyom river close to Manigong village in Arunachal Pradesh on April 8.
His physique was discovered on May 7, in accordance with a state authorities assertion.
The chief minister prolonged his sympathies to the bereaved household of the soldier, it mentioned.
Amritpaul Singh, hailed from Kheri village in Sangrur district and is survived by his spouse Harmeet Kaur, 11-year-old son Gursewak Singh, father Balveer Singh, mom Bhagwan Kaur and brother Harvinder Singh.
The mortal stays of the soldier had been consigned to flames at his native village on Monday. PTI