Delhi Violence: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Grants Rs 10 Lakh To BSF Jawan Anees To Rebuild House Burnt By Mob

Swarajya Staff

Mar 01, 2020, 03:37 PM | Updated 03:37 PM IST

A scene from Delhi violence.
A scene from Delhi violence.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday (1 March) sanctioned Rs 10 lakh to BSF constable Mohammad Anees, whose house was burnt in the violence in northeast Delhi.

The Chief Minister sanctioned Rs 10 lakh from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund to the constable.

"Naveen Patnaik was saddened to know that house of Constable Mohammad Anees, 9th Battalion BSF was burnt down in recent communal violence in Delhi," said a statement from the Chief Minister Office.

Patnaik also spoke to the BSF constable and consoled about the unfortunate incident.

The BSF jawan is working in the 9th Battalion deployed in the Maoist affected Malkangiri district of the state.

The battalion is responsible for the overall security of Swabhiman Anchal, which includes the Gurupriya bridge in the Malkangiri district.

At least 41 persons were killed in northeast Delhi since last Sunday afternoon after a clash the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).

(With inputs from IANS)

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