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Anantnag encounter: Yogi Adityanath announces ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh, govt job for Ketan Sharma's family

News Agencies | Updated on: 19 June 2019, 8:50 IST

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh and promised a government job to a family member of Army Major Ketan Sharma who lost his life in Anantnag encounter on June 17.

A road will also be named after the braveheart.

"Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced financial assistance of Rs 25 lakh and a govt job to a family member of Army Major Ketan Sharma who lost his life in Anantnag encounter on June 17, a road will also be named after his name," Uttar Pradesh Minister Suresh Rana said while speaking to ANI.

On Tuesday, a large number of people gathered in Meerut at Ketan's residence to receive his mortal remains.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief General Bipin Rawat had also paid their homage to Major Sharma.

-ANI

First published: 19 June 2019, 8:50 IST
 
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