Chandigarh: Amid rising cases of Kovid-19, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced that if a recognized journalist dies due to a coronavirus epidemic, then his family gets Rs 10 lakh as relief. Will go. Also Read – Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar found infected with Kovid-19, admitted in private hospital
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Making the announcement, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said, “Journalists have played an even more important role in this Corona period by giving timely news to everyone. We have decided to give an ex-gratia amount of Rs 10 lakh to the family of any deceased journalist who died due to Covid19. We thank all journalists for their courage and hard work. ” Also Read – Home Ministry has released SoP for international travelers, discounts will be available in air bubble system
Journalists have played an even more important role in prevalent # Covid19 times by ensuring timely news to all. We have decided to pay ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh to the family of any deceased journalist dying due to # Covid19. We thank all journalists for their courage & hard work.
– Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) August 25, 2020