Telangana CM announces aid to family of Army jawan killed in J&K's encounter

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Chief Minister of Telangana, K. Chandrashekar Rao (File Image)
Chief Minister of Telangana, K. Chandrashekar Rao (File Image)

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], November 10 (ANI): Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday announced Rs 50 lakh financial assistance to the family of Army Jawan Ryada Mahesh, who lost his life in the anti-terror operation at the Jammu and Kashmir Machil sector.

The Chief Minister also said that one member of the family based on the qualification would be given a government job and a house site would also be allotted to the family. Mahesh would be remembered in history as the one who sacrificed his life for the country, said the chief minister.

Ryada Mahesh of Nizamabad district in Telangana was among four Indian Army personnel who were killed in an encounter at Machil sector of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

During the joint operation, the Indian security forces also eliminated three terrorists. (ANI)