Peshawar, July 8
Pakistan’s provincial authorities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday introduced a monetary help package deal of Rs one crore for the households of the 21 Sikh pilgrims who have been killed in a train-bus accident final week.
Special Assistant to KPK Chief Minister on Minorities Wazir Zada made this announcement throughout his go to to Bhai Joga Singh Gurdwara and expressed condolences over the demise of the Sikh pilgrims.
Each of the households of the Pakistani Sikhs who have been killed within the accident can be given Rs 5 lakh monetary help, Zada stated.
Twenty-one Pakistani Sikh pilgrims have been killed when a minibus wherein they have been travelling was hit by a prepare in Sheikhupura district in Pakistan’s Punjab province on Friday.
“It was a tragic incident and the entire humanity was saddened over it. the government of KPK stood by its minorities in difficult times,” Zada stated.
In India, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has additionally introduced Rs 1 lakh monetary help to every of the households of the Pakistani Sikhs killed within the accident.
The SGPC, an apex gurdwara physique, can even give Rs 50,000 to every of those that have been injured within the accident. PTI