Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met the family members of sanitation worker Raju, who died in the line of duty, and offered them a cheque of ₹1 crore.
Mr. Kejriwal visited the residence of the deceased in Old Chandrawal area where he met his family members and assured them of full support in the future.
Mr. Raju was a sanitation worker and had lost his life in the line of duty. He was employed at the North Delhi Municipal Corporation-run Hindu Rao Hospital and had been appointed to ensure cleanliness and sanitation for COVID-19 patients.
“Sanitation worker Raju laid down his life while serving people. He contracted COVID-19 while on duty. I have offered them financial assistance of ₹1 crore… we will do whatever we can to support his family,” the Chief Minister said.