Telangana Chief Minister Ok Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday visited the relations of Colonel Santosh Babu, who was killed in a violent conflict with the Chinese language troops in japanese Ladakh’s Galwan Valley, and handed over a cheque for Rs 5 crore as compensation to the bereaved household. Mr Rao additionally pledged his authorities’s full help to the household.
Ok Chandrasekhar Rao met the relations at their residence at Suryapet city, about 130 kms from Hyderabad, consoled them and hailed the supreme sacrifice of Col Santosh Babu within the service of the nation moreover handing over the appointment letter to his spouse for a high rating state authorities job, an official launch stated.
The 39-year outdated colonel was amongst 20 Indian troopers who had been killed within the Galwan Valley in japanese Ladakh on June 15 throughout a violent conflict with Chinese language troops within the greatest army confrontation in over 5 a long time.
Quickly after reaching the home of Col Santosh Babu, Mr Rao paid floral tributes to a portrait of the officer and consoled his spouse Santoshi, dad and mom Upender and Manjula and others, the discharge stated. He additionally spoke to the colonel’s younger youngsters, it stated.
Mr Rao expressed his anguish over the Military officer’s demise and guaranteed to face by the household as he instructed them they will contact him at any time when they wanted any assist.
He personally handed over a letter appointing Santoshi as a Group I service officer within the state authorities and paperwork allotting a home website of 711 sq yards on the Banjara Hills, the discharge stated.
Mr Rao gave a cheque for Rs four crore to Santoshi and Rs 1 crore to Col Santosh’s dad and mom.
Speaking to reporters later, Santoshi thanked the chief minister for the monetary help and stated the state authorities has given her the selection of selecting a division to take up a job within the Group I cadre, the highest rank within the state service.
She additionally thanked Mr Rao and the state authorities for saying monetary help of Rs 10 lakh every to the households of the 19 different jawans who had been killed within the clashes with Chinese language troops.
Power Minister G Jagadeesh Reddy, who hails from Suryapet, accompanied Mr Rao through the go to and stated a bronze statue of the officer will likely be put in in his dwelling city.
The chief minister additionally invited Colonel Santosh Babu’s relations to his residence for lunch, Mr Reddy stated.
The colonel’s mom stated Mr Rao’s go to to their residence gave them braveness and thanked him for his help.