Punjab CM announces Ex-gratia of Rs.50 lakh and job for family member of martyr Sepoy Sukhbir Singh

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CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced an ex-gratia of Rs.50 lakh, along with a government job to a family member of Sepoy Sukhbir Singh of 18 JAK RIF who was martyred in the unprovoked firing by Pakistan Army along LoC in the Sunderbani sector (J&K) on Friday.

Paying homage to the martyr and extending his sympathy to the bereaved family, the Chief Minister said that the 22 year old Sepoy Sukhbir Singh was a brave and highly motivated soldier. The nation will always remain indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty.

Sepoy Sukhbir Singh, hailed from Village Khuvaspur in Tehsil Khadoor Sahib of Tarn Taran district and is survived by his father Kulwant Singh, mother Jasbir Kaur besides a married brother Kuldip Singh and two sisters Davinder Kaur (Married) and Kulwinder Kaur (Unmarried).

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