Lucknow: Expressing grief over the killing of four farmers in Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday announced financial assistance of Rs 3 lakh each to their kin.

In a statement issued here, Akhilesh said strict action would be taken against those involved in the incident.

A government spokesman said financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to the family members of the farmers would be given under Farmer Accidental Insurance scheme, besides a similar amount under the SC/ST scheme.


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