Chennai, Dec 1: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday announced a solatium of Rs two lakh to the family of an army Jawan, who lost his life while guarding the country's borders.
In a statement here, he said the army jawan, P Saravanan, hailing from Karisalpatti village near Tirumangalam in Madurai district of the State, and attached to the 20 ENGR, Regiment, died while on security duty at Tross area in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Chief Minister expressed grief and anguish over his death and announced an assistance of Rs 20 lakh to his family.
He also offered his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members. (UNI)