Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced financial support of Rs. 10 lakh each to the kin of the three CRFP jawans from the state, who were killed in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh.
“Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis announces financial support of 10 lakh from GoM to the family of each of the 3 CRFP jawans,” the Chief Minister’s Office said in a tweet.
“Shaheed Mahesh Balpande(Tumsar), Nandkumar Atram(Chandrapur), Premdas Mendhe (Wardha) is from Maharashtra. We stand with the brave families,” Fadnavis tweeted.
“Maharashtra salutes the courageous efforts of the brave CRPF martyrs towards the service of our Nation in #Sukma, Chhattisgarh,” the Chief Minister said in another tweet.
Twelve CRPF personnel belonging to 219th battalion were killed and three others injured when Naxals ambushed their patrol party in Bhejji police station area of Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Sukma district on Saturday.