CM Jagan announces ten-time hike in cash award for gallantry awardees
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday participated in the golden jubilee celebrations of Swarnim Vijay Varsh held in Tirupati. He visited the residence of Major General (Retd) C Venugopal, who took part in 1971 war, and felicitated him.
For some time, Jagan Reddy has interacted with Venugopal. The Central government is organising the celebrations commemorating the victory of India against Pakistan in 1971. Speaking on the occasion, the CM announced ten-time hike in cash award for winners of gallantry awards. Ministers and local officials have accompanied the CM.