AMRITSAR, Sep 29, 2016: The Congress party today gave Rs one lakh each to the families of the Attari accident victims.
Besides, Rs 50,000 each were given to the two MNREGA workers and a student Karanvir who helped in saving the lives of the students trapped in the ill fated bus.
The money was given to the victims’ families by Attari halqa in charge Tarsem DC and Amritsar office in charge, Sandeep ‘Bawa’ Sandhu on behalf of the PCC president Capt Amarinder Singh today.
The PCC president had announced cash compensation during his visit to the families on Monday.
He urged the state government to pay Rs ten lakhs each to the victims’ families, instead of Rs one lakh as announced by it (the government).