Tripura firing incident: CM Biplab Deb announces compensation for injured protesters

Tripura firing incident: CM Biplab Deb announces compensation for injured protesters

UNI | Agartala, Jan 19, 2019

About 10-days after the police unprovoked firing on anti-citizenship demonstrators in Madhabbari of eastern Agartala on Jan 8 last, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today announced compensation of Rs one lakh to each person injured.

He has also announced to provide financial assistance of Rs 50,000 to traders whose shops were gutted during the incident.

Earlier, the civil administration has also provided Rs 2,000 cash assistance as immediate relief to the victims from disaster relief fund.

Deb however, met the injured persons undergoing treatment in Agartala Govt Medical College (AGMC) in the morning alongwith tribal welfare minister Mevar Kumar Jamatia and interacted with the doctors about their treatment and assured to them of justice.

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