Rupnagar (Punjab) [India], October 13 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday met the family of Sepoy Gajjan Singh, who was killed by terrorists throughout an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch.
Taking to Twitter, “Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi sharing the grief with the family members of Martyr Sepoy Gajjan Singh, who attained martyrdom in Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) preventing terrorists, at his village Pachranda, Nurpur Bedi, District Rupnagar.”
Earlier on Monday, one Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and 4 jawans of the Indian Army had misplaced their lives throughout a counter-terror operation at Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch. Among the troopers who misplaced their lives were–Naib Subedar Jaswinder Singh, Naik Mandeep Singh, Sepoys Gajjan Singh, Saraj Singh, and Vaisakh H.
Punjab authorities on Monday introduced an ex-gratia grant of Rs 50 lakh and a authorities job to 1 member every of the bereaved households of the three soldiers–Naib Subedar Jaswinder Singh Sena Medal, Naik Mandeep Singh and Sepoy Gajjan Singh,– who misplaced their lives in a gunfight with the terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch sector, knowledgeable the Chief Minister’s Office. (ANI)