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Lok Sabha Speaker urges MPs to contribute Rs 1 crore from MPLADs funds to fight COVID-19

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Saturday urged all MPs to contribute at least Rs 1 Crore from their MPLADs funds to fight COVID-19 outbreak.
"I appeal to all Hon'ble MPs to forward Consent Letters to Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation towards utilizing a sum of Rs 1 crore or more from their MPLAD Funds & supplement Govt efforts to fight the pandemic," the Lok Sabha speaker said in a tweet.
Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus positive cases rose to 918 in India including foreign nationals, 80 people have been cured/discharged/migrated so far and 19 deaths have been reported, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.

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First Published: Mar 28 2020 | 10:44 PM IST

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