Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore aid to family of Delhi Police constable who died due to COVID-19
In a tweet in Hindi, Kejriwal said, “Without caring for his life, Amit Ji continued to serve the people during coronavirus outbreak.
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced an honorary amount of Rs one crore to the family of Delhi Police constable Amit who died due to COVID-19.
In a tweet in Hindi, Kejriwal said, “Without caring for his life, Amit Ji continued to serve the people during coronavirus outbreak. He got COVID-19 positive and subsequently left us. We salute his martyrdom and his family will be paid an honorary amount of Rs 1 crore.”
The tweet by Kejriwal was in reply to a post by Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal
अमित जी अपनी जान की परवाह ना करते हुए करोना की इस महामारी के समय हम दिल्ली वालों की सेवा करते रहे। वे खुद करोना से संक्रमित हो गए और हमें छोड़ कर चले गए। उनकी शहादत को मैं सभी दिल्लीवासियो की ओर से नमन करता हूँ। उनके परिवार को 1 करोड़ रुपए की सम्मान राशि दी जाएगी। https://t.co/n1eNmZNNCw
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) May 7, 2020
Baijal while paying condolence on the demise of Amit, had tweeted, “Deeply saddened by the news of the death of Delhi Police Ct. Amit. His sacrifice in fight against COVID-19 will always be remembered. He was a great warrior who brought glory to the frontline police personnel fighting against pandemic. My deepest condolences to bereaved family.” (ANI)