Union Govt introduced a rehabilitation package to provide relief to victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The scheme contained ex-gratia payment of Rs 3.5 lakhs for each death case & Rs 1.25 lakhs in case of injuries: Ministry of Minority Affairs, in Lok Sabha

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The scheme also contained a provision for State Govts to grant pension to widows & old aged parents of death victims at the uniform rate of Rs 2500/month, for whole life. The expenditure on payment of pension was to be borne by the State Govt: Ministry of Minority Affairs, in LS