Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao visited the family of Colonel Santosh Babu who made supreme sacrifice during the face-off with Chinese Army at Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh.
KCR yesterday visited Suryapet to personally meet and console the family members of Col Santosh Babu and paid floral tributes to the portrait of Col Santosh Babu. CM hailed Col Santosh for sacrificing his precious life for the protection of the country.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has personally handed over the letter appointing Ms. Santoshi (wife of Col Santosh babu) as the Group I officer and handed over the documents allotting 711 Sq. Yards of house site in Hyderabad to Ms. Santoshi. CM gave a Cheque for Rs. 4 Crore to wife of Col Santosh babu and Rs. 1 Crore to Col Santosh’s parents.
CM assured that he would stand by Col Santosh’s family at all times. He said the family members could contact him whenever they need anything. CM urged Minister Sri Jagdish Reddy to take care of the family.
Earlier on Friday, the Telangana government had announced that it would give Rs 5 crore, a house Site & Group-1 cadre Job to Late Colonel Santosh Babu’s family. The govt further announced Rs 10 lakh to each of the 19 brave soldiers who laid their life along with colonel Santosh Babu.