Kejriwal gives Rs.2 lakh each to Pathankot martyrs’ kin
New Delhi/Pathankot, Jan 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday handed over Rs.2 lakh each to the families of two security personnel killed in the terror attack in Pathankot as well as a taxi driver murdered earlier.
“Kejriwal handed over cheques of Rs.2 lakh to the three families,” an aide to the chief minister told IANS.
The Aam Aadmi Party leader met the families of Defence Services Corps personnel Subedar Major Fateh Singh and Havildar Kulwant Singh as also of taxi driver Ikagar Singh in Gurdaspur and Pathankot in Punjab.
Kulwant and Fateh belonged to Chak Sharif and Jhanda Gujjran villages respectively of Gurdaspur district. Ikagar Singh, killed by terrorists a day before the January 2 attack, hailed from Bhagwal village in Pathankot.
Kejriwal, who reached Pathankot on Wednesday, is scheduled to address a public rally in Muktsar Sahib district on Thursday.
Terrorists suspected from Pakistan attacked the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot, killing a National Security Guard officer, an IAF Garud commando and five DSC personnel.