Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
26-November-2010 18:47 IST
CNG Filling Station handed over to the family of Martyr of Mumbai terror attack
The Union Petroleum & Natural Gas Minister Shri Murli Deora handed over today the ownership of a CNG Filling Station at Magathane in Borivali, Mumbai to the family of Shri Tukaram Ombale, who laid down his life while fighting 26/11 terrorists at Marine Drive. In his address Shri Deora said that three CNG filling stations and eight petrol pumps have already been handed over to the family of martyrs while six cases were under various stages of allotment. He said the discussions with the Maharashtra government were on in regards to allotment of Petrol pumps and CNG filling stations to the remaining 6 families of martyrs. The Union Minister said that under various schemes, the Petroleum & Natural Gas Ministry had earlier allotted 446 outlets to martyrs in Kargil was and 9 outlets to martyrs during the Parliament Attack.