Bhubaneswar: Expressing grief over the death of two Odisha State Armed Police (OSAP) jawans in a road accident, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each for the kin of two jawans.
The Chief Minister also announced to provide a job to the next of the kin of the deceased and wished speedy recovery of the injured. In case of any threatened disability, an ex-gratia of one lakh has also been announced.
Early this morning, S Panth and Prasanth Behera were killed and several others were injured after a police van collided head-on with a truck at Ganhichowk Brajrajnagar under Belpahar police limits. The jawans were on the way to the Chief Minister’s programme.