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Govt seeks Rs 2,000 crore

Reeling under huge cost overruns for the Commonwealth Games projects, Delhi Government has sought a special assistance of Rs 2,000 crore from the Centre in the Union Budget to meet its revenue shortfall.

delhi Updated: Feb 22, 2010 00:52 IST

Reeling under huge cost overruns for the Commonwealth Games projects, Delhi Government has sought a special assistance of Rs 2,000 crore from the Centre in the Union Budget to meet its revenue shortfall.

Delhi government has written to the Union Finance Ministry requesting it to help tide over the situation arising out of huge spending on infrastructure development in the run-up to the mega sporting event, Finance Minister A K Walia said.