District Election Officer handed over check of Rs. 10 lakh to the deceased’s wife
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has paid ex gratia to
the family of a city police constable who died in an accident while on election
duty. District Election Officer and Collector Shalini Agarwal handed over a
check of Rs 10 lakh to Chhayaben Rajput, wife of the deceased jawan.
It is to be noted that Anil Kumar Kantilal Rajput, an unarmed police constable of the city police force, died in an accident while on election duty.
The Election Commission was recommended by the District Electoral Officer’s Office to pay higher assistance to the family of the deceased jawan, corresponding to the proposal from the city police force. The assistance has been paid as per the approval of the Election Commission.