Raipur: As many as 165 kin of Chhattisgarh
policemen who fell in the line of duty fighting Naxals in the
last six years, were given government jobs on compassionate
grounds, official sources said on Monday.
The kin of 165 out of 203 officers of Chhattisgarh police
killed in combat with Naxals from 2004 to June 2010 have been
given appointments as government employees, they said.
The appointment of remaining 38 relatives was pending due
to certain problems and is being worked upon, they said.
In 2004, seven members of Chhattisgarh police were killed
in Naxal-infested areas, 10 were killed in 2005, 13 in 2006,
78 in 2007, 23 in 2008, 55 in 2009 while 17 officials and
employees fell in the line of duty this year between January
and June, the official sources said.