Union home minister, Rajnath Singh said his purpose is to provide Rs one crore as monetary relief to the families of personnel of central armed forces killed on duty. The minister addressed a Sainik Sammelan at the Khanabal headquarters of the 90th battalion of CRPF on Sunday.
He said, “It is my aim that at least Rs one crore should be given as monetary relief to families of martyrs of our central armed forces personnel. We are also considering helicopters services to CRPF in J&K.”
The minister praised valour of CRPF personnel doing counter insurgency duties in the nation. He said, “We are proud of our CRPF personnel. Courage cannot be purchased from any market. You are born with unassailable and unmatched courage”.
Earlier he met police personnel and said he has no words to define the bravery of Jammu and Kashmir police. He also addressed a ‘Darbar’ (gathering) of local cops at the district police lines in south Kashmir Anantnag district. He said his ministry has given funds for the opening of a trauma centre and buying of bullet proof vehicles for personnel of J&K police.