CM Bommai assures Govt job for acid attack victim
Bengaluru, Nov 01, 2022: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai promised a government job as well as a flat for a woman acid attack victim.
Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, he said a woman, who has been a victim of acid attack, met him and requested for the government job on the compassionate ground. The chief secretary was instructed on the spot to give her a job.
The victim also asked for a house and he will talk to Housing Minister V.Somanna to allot one of the 40,000 flats being constructed in Bengaluru.
The state government has hiked pension for the acid attack victims to Rs 10,000 per month as they had to take care of the family needs.
Greeting the people on the occasion of 67th Kannada Rajyotsava celebrations, he said this festival celebration must not be restricted to only celebrations but it must remain in the hearts of millions of Kannadigas.
The government has formulated several schemes for the Kannadigas to come up in various fields including education, employment, and this facility must be utilised.