Bihar DM adopts daughters of martyred CRPF jawans

Bihar DM adopts daughters of martyred CRPF jawans

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Patna:  The coffins of Ratan Kumar Thakur and Sanjay Kumar Sinha, who were among the 49 CRPF personnel killed in 14 Feb Pulwama militant attack, arrive in Patna on Feb 16, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Masurhai: People in large numbers participate in the last rites of martyr Sanjay Kumar Sinha, one of the 49 CRPF personnel killed in 14 Feb Pulwama  militant attacks in Masurhai, Patna district, Bihar on Feb 16, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Masurhai: People in large numbers participate in the last rites of martyr Sanjay Kumar Sinha, one of the 49 CRPF personnel killed in 14 Feb Pulwama militant attacks in Masurhai, Patna district, Bihar on Feb 16, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Patna, Feb 16 (IANS) Inayat Khan, District Magistrate (DM) of Sheikhpura in Bihar, on Saturday decided to adopt the daughters of two CRPF troopers from the state, killed in the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday.
Khan, a Bihar cadre IAS officer, has announced she will adopt two girls, one daughter each of slain CRPF personnel Ratan Kumar Thakur and Sanjay Kunar Sinha.
Khan said she will bear the cost of the girls' education besides taking care of other expenses through out their lives.
Khan will also donate her two days' salary to the families of the two martyrs. "I have requested all government staff of my district to donate their one day's salary to the families of the two martyrs," she said.
According to Khan, a bank account has been opened in Sheikhpura for people to donate generously to the kin of the martyred CRPF troopers.
Earlier, Khan, along with the staff at the DM's office, paid tributes to 49 CRPF troopers, killed in the Pulwama terror attack, by observing a minute's silence on Saturday.
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