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YSRC MP allocates Rs 4 cr for coronavirus preventive measures

Press Trust of India  |  Machilipatnam (AP) 

YSR Congress MP from

Machilipatnam V Balashowry has announced allocation of Rs four crore from his MP Local Area Development Funds for taking up measures to tackle coronavirus outbreak in Andhra Pradesh.

In a letter to Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, he said the amount would be contributed to the CM's Public Relief Fund.

"I could do to strengthen your hands in these difficult times to deal with COVID-19 and I decided to contribute Rs.4 crore to the C.M. Relief Fund from my MPLAD funds, so that you can optimally utilise it to deal with coronavirus," he said in the letter, a copy of which was released to media here on Thursday.

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First Published: Fri, March 27 2020. 10:14 IST