The wife of Colonel Santosh Babu, who was killed in a violent clash with the Chinese troops in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley very last thirty day period, has been appointed Deputy Collector.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao handed more than the appointment letter to Santoshi Babu at a lunch attended by senior officers and point out ministers on Wednesday.
Collector Shweta Mohanty also handed around files for a 711 sq yard home site in Hyderabad’s higher-end Banjara Hills.
Main Minister Rao explained Ms Santoshi, who has a four-yr-outdated son and an 8-calendar year-old daughter, ought to be posted only in Hyderabad and its surrounding spots. Chief Minister’s Secretary, Smita Sabharwal, has been instructed to support Ms Santoshi till the time she is adequately educated for her new work.
Mr Rao also certain that the federal government will constantly stand with Col Babu’s family.
Previously in June, Mr Rao experienced appointed Ms Santoshi a Team-I company officer in the state governing administration when he visited the loved ones at their household in Suryapet city, about 130 km from Hyderabad. The household was also supplied financial assistance of Rs 5 crore by the point out government.
The 39-12 months outdated Colonel was among the the 20 troopers who died for India in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on June 15 for the duration of a clash with Chinese troops in the greatest navy confrontation between the nations in over five decades.
Santosh Babu was in the 16 Bihar regiment as Commanding Officer. He joined the Army in 2004 and was initially posted in Jammu and Kashmir, in accordance to his father.