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Peeragarhi factory fire: Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore aid to kin of fireman killed in accident

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced an ex gratia of Rs 1 crore to the family of firefighter Amit Kumar Balyan who died in Peeragarhi fire incident on Thursday.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 06, 2020 19:09 IST
Peeragarhi factory fire: Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore aid to kin of fireman killed in accide
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Peeragarhi factory fire: Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore aid to kin of fireman killed in accident 

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced an ex gratia of Rs 1 crore to the family of firefighter Amit Kumar Balyan who died in Peeragarhi fire incident on Thursday.

"Amit Baliyan laid down his life while serving the people of Delhi. Nothing can bring back a loved one lost, but Delhi govt will provide his family with ₹1 crore as financial assistance. It's the least we can do as a society..." Kejriwal said in a tweet. Balyan died after he was trapped in the debris of a portion of a factory building that collapsed in the fire.

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