Khardung La avalanche: Governor announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for families of deceased

Governor Satya Pal Malik has expressed grief over loss of precious lives due to snow avalanche at Khardung La in Leh district on Friday morning.

A Raj Bhavan spokesperson said in his message Governor has prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls and strength to the bereaved families in their hour of grief.

 Governor has announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 5 lakh for the Next of the Kin of those killed in the avalanche.