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Arvind Kejriwal Announces Rs 1 Crore Aid To Kin Of Fireman Killed In Peera Garhi Blaze

Balyan Died After He Was Trapped In The Debris Of A Portion Of A Factory Building Which Collapsed In The Fire.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 02 Jan 2020, 09:16:09 PM
Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore aid to kin of fireman killed in Peera Garhi blaze

Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore aid to kin of fireman killed in Peera Garhi blaze (Photo Credit: PTI file)

New Delhi:

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced an ex gratia of Rs 1 crore to the family of firefighter Amit Kumar Balyan who died in Peeragarhi fire incident on Thursday. "Amit Baliyan laid down his life while serving the people of Delhi. Nothing can bring back a loved one lost, but Delhi govt will provide his family with ?1 crore as financial assistance. It's the least we can do as a society..." Kejriwal said in a tweet.

Balyan died after he was trapped in the debris of a portion of a factory building which collapsed in the fire.

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First Published : 02 Jan 2020, 09:09:55 PM

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