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Haryana MLAs to give 30% salary for Covid-19 fund

Chandigarh, April 8 (IANS) An all-party meeting called by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday decided that the legislators would contribute at least 30 per cent of their salary for one year for the Haryana Corona Relief Fund.

It appreciated the state’s efforts to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic and to procure crops despite the financial crisis.

The meeting via video conference unanimously decided to fight the health crisis and to fulfil the basic needs of every individual at all costs, a statement by the government said.

The political leaders assured their support in every decision and effort made by the state.

They agreed that the legislators would make a contribution of at least 30 per cent of their monthly salary for one year to the Haryana Corona Relief Fund.

The former legislators will contribute according to their capacity.

The meeting appreciated the hard work being done by health workers, police personnel, district administration, and social institutions.

It hailed a contribution of nearly Rs 70 crore by state government employees towards the relief fund.

The Chief Minister appealed to the leaders to deal with the pandemic by rising above political lines and work in solidarity.

–IANS

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