Mumbai:The Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh each to the three girls-Jhanvi Surti, Sonal Surti and Sanskruti Mayavanshi- who met a watery grave in the 13 January boat tragedy in Par Naka in Dahanu, where the girls had gone on a joy ride after the college declared half day for the preparations of the prelims and internal tests. The CM also declared Rs 5 lakh compensation to the family of the 14 year old Dalit girl, Aishwarya Shashikant Kamble when she fainted during the Sadbhavna rally in Sangli on 14 January following the Koregaon-Bhima violence earlier this month.
Confirming the development, Navnath Zare,Residential District Collector (RDC) Palghar said we received the notification(order) on Saturday evening where the compensation of Rs 1 lakh each would be given to the relatives of the victims, from the CM Relief Fund. The compensation would be transferred to the account of the Collector, Palghar and we will issue the cheques within two days, said Zare. We will distribute the compensation at the earliest, said Zare. Meanwhile, the owner of the boat Dhiraj Ambire of Dhakti Dahanu and the to pilots,
Parth Dhiraj Ambire and Mahendra Ambire also from Dhakti Dahanu are remanded in judicial custody and are currently lodged in the Thane Central jail, when produced before the Dahanu court on 19 January, said a Dahanu police official.
RS 5 LAKH COMPENSATION TO SANGLI DALIT GIRL
The CM also announced Rs 5 lakh compensation to 14 year old Aishwarya Kamble, a Std VIII student, who died during the Sadbhavna rally organised in Sangli on 14 January following the Koregaon-Bhima violence earlier this month, said a senior administrative official. The minor was unwell and had been running a fever for a day, but she had insisted on participating in the rally, and her condition worsened by the time the rally ended,said the official. She fainted while she was returning home after the rally and despite best efforts by government doctors, she could not be saved,said the official.