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Rs 5 Lakh Aid Cheques Handed to Tingrai Grenade Blast Victims' Families

Rs 5 Lakh Aid Cheques Handed to Tingrai Grenade Blast Victims’ Families

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  17 May 2021 12:11 PM GMT

Union Minister Rameshwar Teli, Assam Cabinet Minister Sanjay Kishan and Digboi MLA Suren Phukan on Sunday met the family members of Tingrai market blast victims Surajit Talukdar and Sanjit Singh and handed over the cheques of Rs 5 lakh each.

Talukdar and Singh were killed in a grenade attack that took place on May 14, Friday when unidentified miscreants hurled a grenade that fell outside a hardware shop in Digboi's Tingrai market in Tinsukia district of Assam.

Talukdar was the sole bread earner of the family.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had visited the blast site and the family of Talukdar on Saturday, May 15. He had announced the one-time financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each for the bereaved family members.

The CM had also directed DGP Assam Police to get the blast investigated and stern and appropriate action be taken against those involved.

The Assam police have started the investigation. A cash reward of Rs 2 lakh has been announced for anyone who would share any info of the people involved in the blast.

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