Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » India
1-min read

Bihar Govt's Cheque to Sukma Martyr’s Family Bounces

A cheque issued by the Bihar government to a family of a CRPF man killed by naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma has allegedly bounced.

Alok Kumar | News18.comdmalok

Updated:May 10, 2017, 7:07 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Loading...

Patna: A cheque issued by the Bihar government to a family of a CRPF man killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma has allegedly bounced.

CRPF Jawan Ranjeet kumar, a resident of Sheikhpura district, was among six from Bihar who were killed in the Sukma ambush on April 24.

IMG-20170510-WA0021

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had announced compensation of Rs 5lakh to each of the bereaved family.

Indradeo Yadav, father of Ranjeet, submitted the cheque issued in favour of her daughter in law Sunita Devi in a HDFC Bank branch for clearance. But the cheque bounced.

When contacted branch manager of the HDFC Bank cited technical reasons for this unfortunate incident.

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has lashed out at chief minister Nitish for treating a martyr's family in such a way. "This is not the first time such thing has happened in Nitish tenure. Their ministers and leaders have been making inappropriate comments about our soldiers. Now today I am hearing this news of cheque bounce. His family needs support not such treatment”, BJP spokesperson Sanjay Tiger said.

On the other hand, the ruling Janta Dal (United) turned the blame on the bank officials. JD (U) leader Neeraj Kumar informed that the government had directed district magistrate of Sheikhpura to probe into the matter.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

| Edited by: Ashish Yechury
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results