The kin of a Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited engineer, who was killed in a road accident in 2015, were Saturday awarded Rs 95 lakh as per the settlement reached between them and a general insurer at a Lok Adalat here in Maharashtra. The engineer, Dadahari Chandanshive (45) was killed when his car collided with a truck on April 3, 2015 when he was returning to Kalwa in Thane district from Osmanabad.
The kin of the deceased raised a demand of Rs 1.75 crore in their petition filed with the Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal (MACT). On the other hand, the insurer calculated the dependency to the extent of 3/4th of the total income of the deceased. The cheque of compensation was handed over to family members in the presence ofprincipal district judge N R Borkar and officials of the insurer.
A total of 2000 matters were placed before the Adalat in different categories..
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