Bilkis Bano rejects Rs. 5 lakh Compensation offered by Gujarat GovernmentMarch 29 2019
Bilkis Bano, who was gang-raped during the 2002 Gujarat Riots, has turned down the compensation amount of Rs. 5 lakh offered by the State of Gujarat.
The Court was hearing a plea by Bano seeking enhanced compensation.
When the matter came up for hearing today, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the Court that the State has sanctioned a compensation amount of Rs. 5 lakh for Bano and the same will be paid soon.
Mehta also informed the court that . . .
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