Indian minister donates salary to help fight coronavirus

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Chandigarh - The minister urged people to stay indoors to prevent spreading the disease.


Published: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 8:52 AM

Last updated: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 11:02 AM

Taking the lead, Punjab Cabinet minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Monday announced to contribute his month's salary to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for helping those affected by coronavirus.
In a statement, the Cooperation and Jails Minister urged people to stay indoors till March 31 to prevent spreading the disease.

To help those whose livelihood is affected as a result of lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, all IAS (Indian Administrative Services) officers of Punjab cadre shall contribute one-day salary to the Chief Minister Relief Fund, said a tweet by the state government.

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