Karnataka High Court directs State to consider compensating parents of teen electrocuted while carrying flagpole to hoist national flag

The incident happened at a government school on August 15, 2019 when Chandan, aged 15 years, got electrocuted after a pole he was carrying to hoist the national flag on Independence day came in contact with a live wire.
Karnataka High Court directs State to consider compensating parents of teen electrocuted while carrying flagpole to hoist national flag
Karnataka HC and students with national flag

The Karnataka High Court on Thursday directed the State government to offer compensation to the kin of a student who died of electrocution after a pole he was carrying to hoist the national flag on Independence day came into contact with a live wire.

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