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BSF pledges Rs. 16 crore for Uttarakhand victims

IANS  New Delhi, June 25, 2013
First Published: 15:20 IST(25/6/2013) | Last Updated: 15:22 IST(25/6/2013)

The Border Security Force (BSF) will donate Rs. 16 crore for disaster relief in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand.

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“We are donating one day's salary of all personnel," a BSF statement said.

The BSF said it will adopt a few of the devastated villages with a view to providing rehabilitation and reconstruction on a longer term.

“An amount of Rs. 2 lakh each will also be given to the Uttarakhand Police and Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel deceased and missing in the rescue operation,” said the statement.

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