Deceased polling supervisor’s family to get Rs 30 lakh compensation: Odisha CEO


Kandhamal: The family of deceased polling supervisor, Sanjukta Digal, who was shot dead by Maoists yesterday, will receive compensation, informed Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO).

As per the guidelines of the Election Commission of India’s, Sanjukta’s family will receive a compensation of Rs 30 lakh, informed Odisha CEO Surendra Kumar at a presser here today.

Notably, Sanjukta along with her four colleagues was headed to election duty when she was gunned down by Maoists at Balandapara in Kandhamal district.

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