Civilian victims of cross border firing to get a compensation of Rs 5 lakh

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh approved compensation hike to the civilian victims of cross border firing , terrorism and Maoist violence. Rajnath Singh granted Rs 5 lakh compensation to the civilian victims of cross border firing, the people who die due to terrorism and Maoist violence.

First of all the compensation of Rs 3 lakh was given to the affected people of terrorism and Maoist violence. But the current government hike the compensation from Rs 3 to Rs 5 lakh.

Further compensation will be given to the any civilian who dies anywhere in the country due to terror attack, Naxal violence, firing from across the border and IED explosion. Rs 5 lakh will also be given to those people who got 50 per cent or more disability for the same reasons.

The compensation will be given on the condition that no employment has been provided  to any of the family members of the victims by the government.