LUCKNOW || In an emotional gesture that is bound to go a long way in sustaining lives of families of two deceased journalists, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday gave them Rs 20-20 lakhs to them. The families of late journalists N Yadav and KD Shukla thanked Yadav for the largesse.
President of the UP Accredited Journalists Association Hemant Tiwari thanked the state government for the humane approach. He further informed that family of another journalist Surendra Singh will also receive similar help soon.
Tiwari also informed that the chief minister has also assured that wife of late KD Shukla, Shobhna Shukla would be assimilated in government service on basis of her educational qualifications.