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State secretariat officers donate a day's salary

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, June 25, 2013
First Published: 19:42 IST(25/6/2013) | Last Updated: 19:43 IST(25/6/2013)

The Haryana Secretariat Service Officers' Association on Tuesday decided to donate a day's salary of its members to chief minister's relief fund for the natural calamity in Uttarakhand.

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Association president Ramesh Gaba said in a release that the executive council of the association had passed a resolution in this regard, according to which a day's salary of the association members would be deducted for the month of June and credited to the chief minister's relief fund.

11,000 TENTS SENT

Meanwhile, according to another release, chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday sent a consignment of 11,000 tents to Uttarakhand as a part of the relief supplies.

Krishna Mohan, additional chief secretary, revenue and disaster management, Haryana, said in the release that according to the reports, out of the total 1,044 pilgrims from Haryana stranded in Uttarakhand, 385 had safely reached their homes on Tuesday by 1pm, while the Ghaziabad deputy commissioner had also sent 31 pilgrims back to their homes in Haryana.


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