Rs 25 lakh exgratia for two Odia jawans killed at Galwan Valley

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced exgratia of Rs 25 lakh each from CMRF to the next of the kin of the two Odia jawans, who were killed among the 18 other soldiers at Galwan Valley along the India-China border following a fatal clash with Chinese soldiers on Monday night.

The two jawans are Chandrakant Pradhan (28) from Biarpanga village under Raikia block of Kandhamal district and Naib Subedar Nanduram Soren (42) from Badachampauda village under Rairangpur block of Mayurbhanj district.

The Chief Minister has expressed deep grief over the death of two odia soldiers   at Gulwani valley in ladakh.

He praised their bravery and courage who have made supreme sacrifice for the motherland.

He also conveyed his deep sympathies to the bereaved families.