Naxal attack: Families of four slain jawans to get Rs 20 lakh each from TN

Injured CRPF jawan being brought to Raipur for treatment on Monday following a Maoist attack at Burkapal near Chintagufa in Bastar
Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday announced a solatium of Rs 20 lakh each to families of four slain CRPF personnel hailing from the state.

The four were among the 25 CRPF personnel killed in the Naxal attack in Chattisgarh on Monday.

Chief Minister K Palaniswamy condoled the death of M Padmanaban, N Senthil Kumar, N Thirumurugan and P Azhagupandi and expressed his sympathies with their families.

"I have directed providing a sum of Rs 20 lakh to the families," of the four deceased CRPF personnel, he said in a statement.


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