Lakkidi: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan visited Pulwama martyr CRPF soldier VV Vasanthakumar’s family at his residence at Lakkidi here. He was accompanied by his wife Kamala. They arrived here on Wednesday morning.
He consoled the soldier’s wife, children and parents.
The cabinet meet summoned on Tuesday had decided to grant Rs 25 lakh as compensation to Vasanthakumar’s family. The meeting also took a major decision to give permanent job to his wife who is currently working on temporary basis at the Veterinary University. She will be given permanent job as assistant in the same institution.
CRPF soldier VV Vasanthakumar was killed in a terror attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14.