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Onion price-hike benefiting Cong sympathizers: Harsimrat

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Mansa, September 17, 2013
First Published: 22:16 IST(17/9/2013) | Last Updated: 22:17 IST(17/9/2013)

Terming the visit of Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Muzaffarnangar a political stunt, Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday criticised the Central government for price rise. She alleged that onion price-hike was benefitting people who fund the Congress party.

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Harsimrat visited Khair Kalan, Karandi, Raj Rana, Sangha, Lohar Kheda, Nahra, Jhanda Kalan and Rodki villages listened to the girevances of the people. She also disbursed grants worth `70 lakh in these villages.

The MP was impressed when a girl student of Government Senior Secondary School, Karandi, gave her welcome speech in English, in which she urged the MP to introduce medical and non-medical streams in her school. The MP assured to address the issue of staff shortage at the school.

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