Ranchi, Sep 19: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today announced a financial aid of Rs 10 lakh each to the families of two soldiers from the state killed in the terror attack in Uri in Kashmir and assured them all help from his government.
Das paid tribute to the martyrs and said his government is with their families in this hour of grief and their martyrdom will not go waste, an statement said.
They will be accorded a state funeral, he said, adding jawans from Jharkhand have never remained behind in making sacrifices for the country. [Uri attack shows Pak using 'poison' instead of dialogue: India]
The two soldiers were among 17 killed during the terrorist attack on the army base in Uri yesterday.