434 kin of jumbo attack victims will get Home Guard job

  • | Saturday | 21st November, 2020

Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government has accorded approval to give jobs of Home Guard to 434 people, who are kin of victims killed by elephants. Out of the same, jobs enrolment as home guards had been recommended for 434 people in the first phase. The highest number of beneficiaries is from Jalpaiguri—that is 96, followed by Alipurduar (73), South 24-Parganas (66) and Bankura (62). As many as 46 and 47 people will get jobs in Jhargram and West Midnapore respectively. Earlier at Kharagpur, the Chief Minister had said besides the cash compensation of Rs 2.5 lakh, the next kin of the victim would also get a job.

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