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UP govt to give Rs. 20 lakh to braveheart's family

PTI  Lucknow, December 31, 2012
First Published: 22:21 IST(31/12/2012) | Last Updated: 22:24 IST(31/12/2012)

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday announced financial assistance of Rs. 20 lakh to the family members of Delhi gangrape victim.

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The CM has decided to give the financial assistance to the victim's family from his discritionary quota, an official spokesman said here.

The 23-year-old victim, who hails from Ballia district in UP, died at a hospital in Singapore on Saturday.

The CM had earlier announced a job and financial assistance of Rs. 5 lakh to the family of the victim.

The government has also decided to set up a national level sports university in Aligarh district, the spokesman said.

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