Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday paid a visit to the home of Border Security Force (BSF) jawan Vikas Kumar Mishra who was recently killed by Pakistani soldiers at the border of Jammu and Kashmir.
Kumar met with the family members of Mishra at his home in Raiyam village in Jhanjharpur in Madhubani district.
Talking to the relatives of the martyr, the Chief Minister said that the government would do everything to help the family for the supreme sacrifice many by Mishra.
The Chief Minister, who was accompanied by several top officials and a number of Janata Dal – U leaders, interacted with the victim's brothers Dipak Mishra, Pradeep Mishra, and Prakash Mishra. "The country would never forget the sacrifice made by their brother and the entire state of Bihar was proud to have a hero like him who gave his life fighting to protect the nation from external enemies," he said.
Earlier, Kumar had announced a monetary compensation of Rs. 11 lakh to Mishra's family and had also ordered a funeral with full state honors.