Bhagwant Mann orders Rs 50 lakh compensation to covid victim driver's family

Driver Manjit Singh had died while bringing the pilgrims stuck in Hazur Sahib during the lockdown period

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 9

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann has tweeted that the previous Congress government in the state had not acceded to the AAP’s demand of declaring PRTC bus driver Manjit Singh a corona warrior and providing his family a relief of Rs 50 lakh.

Singh had contracted the virus while ferrying pilgrims stuck in Maharashtra.

“We have asked Finance Department to immediately release Rs 50 lakh to his family,” says the tweet.

He had died while bringing the pilgrims stuck in Hazur Sahib during the lockdown period.

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