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Sikkim CM seeks bailout from financial crisis

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Singh on Wednesday called on Sitharaman and urged her to bail out his state from the present financial crisis, an official release said.

also requested the to meet Sikkim's demands on account of payment of arrears for the employees and pensioners in line with Pay committee recommendations, the release said.

The appealed to Sitharaman to release the balance amount which was supposed to transfer as per Finance Commission's recommendations, at the earliest and also to release Rs 300 crore for the purchase of equipment for the newly constructed

Sitharaman promised all possible assistance to the state, the release added.



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First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 23:54 IST