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Chidambaram visits Tihar jail

delhi Updated: Sep 23, 2009 16:52 IST

With jail reforms on his priority list, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday visited the largest prison in the country - Tihar jail - and met its officers and inmates.

Chidambaram, who spent about two and half hours inside the prison in New Delhi visited Jail No 1 , 2 and 5.

He was also given a presentation on the welfare activities for prisoners and use of technology like video conferencing that has been introduced in the jail, officials said.

Chidambaram said within a few years the jail will become self sufficient.

He was impressed by the cleanliness in the jail, they said.