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Drought, in CM relief fund too

DNMUM270685 | 3/4/2013 | Author : Sanjeev Devasia | WC :262 | Mumbai

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Mumbai: Maharashtra may be reeling under one of the most severe droughts in its history, but the chief minister's drought relief fund has been able to generate just about Rs10 lakh.
Home minister RR Patil had set the ball rolling on people's representatives pitching in to fill the coffers by announcing about two weeks ago that he would donate a money's salary to the chief minister's fund.
Textiles and minorities affairs minister Mohammed Arif Khan took the hint and followed suit. Both of them donated Rs57,000, their monthly salary.
Later at a cabinet meeting held on February 20, it was decided that all ministers would chip in with a month's pay.
Sources, however, claim that the fund got only Rs
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