Port Blair, May 10: The Lt Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh has sanctioned fifty thousand rupees as ex-gratia relief from LG’s Relief Fund to Shri S. Linga Raju, S/o Shri S. Jagannathan, Haddo for his treatment as he is suffering from chronic non-healing ulcer on his left foot and required skin grafting, which has to be performed at higher centre by the Plastic Centre. Shri Linga Raju had met the Lt Governor during the Tuesday’s public hearing and requested for financial help for his treatment.

Considering the poor financial condition of Shri Linga Raju and based on the report of Deputy Commissioner (South Andaman) and Director (Health Services), the Lt. Governor has sanctioned the relief amount.