Cyclone Thane: CPI-M MLAs to donate 1 month salary

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.


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

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