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TN Govt announces financial assistance to those injured

Tamil Nadu Government announced a financial assistance of Rs 5,000 each for medical treatment to those injured in the February 19 clash between lawyers and police at the Madras High Court premises.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Chennai
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2009 02:59 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Government on Wednesday announced a financial assistance of Rs 5,000 each for medical treatment to those injured in the February 19 clash between lawyers and police at the Madras High Court premises.

The announcement was made by Tamil Nadu Law Minister Durai Muragan in the State Assembly in Chennai.

He said Chief Minister M Karunanidhi had issued an order in this regard after a report was submitted by state Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy, Minister for Health MRK Paneerselvam and former Minister Dr Poongothai, who had visited the injured persons in the hospitals.

The Minister said the government would also provide financial aid to those whose vehicles were damaged during the February 19 incident.

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