'Rs 5 lakh for each family which lost a member during Kashmir unrest'
Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday announced that Rs 5 lakh will be given to each family which lost their member to firing by security forces during last year’s unrest in Kashmir.
She announced this in the assembly while pledging strict action against those who mastermind unrest in Kashmir valley.
The three-month unrest, which started after the killing of militant Burhan Wani on July 8, 2016, left more than 100 persons dead.
The Chief Minister also announced government jobs for those who lost their sight due pellets.
The government also said special investigating teams would be set up in each district to probe alleged excesses during the unrest.
(With inputs from IANS)