Chandigarh: A private electrician was on Sunday electrocuted while repairing a transformer in village Khaira Kalan in Mansa district of Punjab.

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal announced an ex-gratia grant of Rs two lakh for the next of kin of the deceased, Amandeep Singh, an official spokesman said.

Badal asked the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to give a suitable job in Powercom to the next of the kin of the diseased to support the family already in distress.


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