Bhadrak violence: Odisha Govt announces compensation

Following the detailed damage assessment report prepared by the Bhadrak district administration and submitted by the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Central Range, A.B. Ota, Odisha Government on Sunday announced compensation to the victims of Bhadrak violence.

According to reports, the state government announced the compensation for as many as 443 affected persons in the first phase.

The identified violence-hit victims would be entitled to get a maximum monetary assistance of Rs 2 lakh and a minimum of Rs 15,000.

The state government has directed the district collector to provide the assistance to the people immediately.