Cyclone Thane: CPI-M MLAs to donate 1 month salary
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Last Updated: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 18:00
  
Chennai: CPI-M MLAs in Tamil Nadu would donate their one month's salary to the Chief Minister's General Releif Fund to be used for relief work in cyclone Thane-battered Cuddalore district, the party said on Saturday.

Party's state unit Secretary G Ramakrishnan said the party's ten MLAs will donate their one month salary (Rs 50,000 per MLA).

"The Centre's (interim relief) of Rs 500 crore is not enough. It should sanction the sum (of Rs 5,249 crore) sought by Tamil Nadu Government," he said in a statement.

The state government should speed up the relief work in the cylone affected districts, he added.

PTI


First Published: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 18:00


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