Maharashtra CM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to kin of acid attack victim
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of the acid attack victim Preeti Rathi, who succumbed to her wounds.
Preeti, 23, who had been battling for her life at Bombay Hospital for the last one month after a man threw acid on her, died yesterday.
An ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh will be given to the family of the victim. Chief Minister has expressed grief over her demise, a statement from Chavan`s office said.
Preeti was on ventilator support for two weeks as her right lung had suffered severe damage. She had also developed complications in the upper respiratory system.
Preeti arrived in the city from Delhi on May 2, accompanied by her father and relatives to join the Colaba Naval Hospital `INS Ashwini` as a staff nurse. As she got off Garib Rath Express at Bandra terminus, an unidentified man threw acid at her and ran away.
- Is Bhagat Singh a revolutionary terrorist? : Taal Thok Ke Extra Strong - Part 1
- Why is Bhagat Singh considered a revolutionary terrorist in free India?
- Why is Bhagat Singh considered a revolutionary terrorist in free India?-Part II
- Why is Bhagat Singh considered a revolutionary terrorist in free India?-Part III
- Why is Bhagat Singh considered a revolutionary terrorist in free India?-Part IV
- Trupti Desai writes letter to Mohan Bhagwat, demands equal representation of women in RSS
- Panama Papers' database to go public on May 9
- Buddhadeb, Rahul share stage, call for saving West Bengal from TMC
- Must Read! Narayana Murthy's heartfelt letter to his daughter will make you miss your dad
- PM Modi meets Sushma Swaraj at AIIMS today