The Punjab government seeks the details of expenses of army deployment during eruption of violence after conviction of the Dera chief Ram Rahim.
The state officials has written to Army headquarters in this regard. It is important to mention that expenses of army personnel has to bear by state where army is deployed in tense situation.
A letter in this regard has been written by the director general of police (law and order) to the director, military operations, New Delhi. The Punjab government has to pay amount of around Rs 169 crore to Centre to maintain law and order during violence.
These amount includes all kinds of expenses such as salary, accommodations and food of deployed officers. During the violence, government property worth Rs 1.28 crore was damaged and Rs 38 lakh was destroyed during the violence.
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