Hamirpur: CM Jai Ram Thakur today visited the native village Karohta of martyr Ankush Thakur in Bhoranj area of Hamirpur district to pay floral tributes to the martyr who made supreme sacrifice during the face off between India and China in Galwan valley of Ladakh on the night of June 15-16.CM met Anil Kumar the father of the martyr Ankush Thakur and expressed his heartfelt condolences with the father and other bereaved family members.
Jai Ram Thakur announced Rs. 20 lakh ex gratia grant to the family on the occasion and said that State Government is with them in this hour of distress. He also announced that gate would be erected at Karohta in honour of the martyr.He said that Primary Health Centre Karohta would also be strengthened to provide better health care facilities to the people of the area. He said that road leading to village would be improved.While interacting with the media on the occasion, CM said that the sacrifice of martyr Ankush would not go waste and the Nation under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi would give befitting reply to the nefarious designs of the enemy.
Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Virender Kanwar, Forests Minister Govind Thakur, Member of Parliament Ramswaroop Sharma, MLAs Kamlesh Kumari, Col. Inder Singh, Narinder Thakur, Rakesh Jamwal and Rajinder Garg, Organization Secretary Pawan Rana, Vice Chairman HRTC Vijay Agnihotri, DC Harikesh Meena were also present on the occasion among others.