Government must pay compensation of Rs 10 lakh each to kin of Covid victims: Congress

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on June 28, 2021
The Congress on Monday demanded a compensation of Rs 10 lakh each to the families of all Covid victims in the country, saying the government has no right to rule if it cannot provide that. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said the government can compensate the Covid-affected families from the tax collected on petrol and diesel.

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Published on June 30, 2021 -  01:42
SC rules 'Centre must provide compensation to the kin of Covid-19 victims'| Oneindia News
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that the Centre must pay compensation to the family of those who succumbed to Covid-19, but said the amount of compensation will be decided by government. Few days ago, the Centre had told the Supreme Court that Rs 4 lakh compensation cannot be paid to all those who died due to Covid-19 as it would exhaust the disaster relief funds. #Covid19 #NDMA #CovidExGratia

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