Bijapur borewell tragedy: Govt announces Rs 2 lakh relief to girl's kin

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Bangalore, June 23: State Government has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the family of a four-year-old girl who died recently when she fell into an open borewell at Nagathana village, near Bijapur.

A government release said Bijapur District in-charge Minister M B Patil has also announced a compensation of Rs one lakh on his personal behalf.

The round-the-clock operation launched on June 17 evening ended with the rescue teams finding the body of Akshata Hanumanth Patil at a depth of about 26 feet in the abandoned borewell.

PTI

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