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COVID-19: Ravi Shankar Prasad releases Rs 1 cr from MPLADS fund

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said he is releasing Rs 1 crore from his member of Parliament fund for his constituency to deal with the coronavirus outbreak

In a tweet, Prasad said he has decided to release Rs 1 crore from his MPLADS funds to be used for provisions and assistance in the fight against COVID-19.

"Patna district administration can spend it as per requirements. I will also monitor its spending," he said.

He represents Patna Sahib in Lok Sabha.

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First Published: Thu, March 26 2020. 22:38 IST
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