Rs 2 Lakh Ex Gratia For Sanatan Deka & Paragjyoti Neog’s Families
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Rs 2 Lakh Ex Gratia For Sanatan Deka & Paragjyoti Neog’s Families


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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday announced an ex gratia payment of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of Sanatan Deka and Paragjyoti Neog.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday announced an ex gratia payment of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of Sanatan Deka and Paragjyoti Neog.

Sanatan Deka, a vegetable vendor in Assam’s Kamrup district was beaten to death by a group of five men on Friday, and has triggered widespread condemnation across the state. The incident took place at Monahkuchi village under Kamrup district.

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According to local news reports, the vegetable vendor, Sanatan Deka, was returning from the market on a bicycle when he was in a collision with a car in Monahkuchi village near the district’s Hajo town. The occupants of the car – Jalil Ali and Sabir Ali – thereafter got into a heated argument with Deka. The duo was joined by three others and thereafter, all five men began beating Deka.

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While, Paragjyoti Neog was lynched to death by a strong mob in Assam’s Chabua, police said, in the second such attack on the same day.