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Tihar inmates donate Rs 10 lakh for Uttarakhand flood victims

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Jun 25, 2013 at 05:33am IST

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New Delhi: A section of prisoners along with the staff of Tihar Jail in Delhi on Monday donated Rs10 lakh for the Uttarakhand flood victims, an official said.

Director General (Prisons) Vimla Mehra handed over the cheque amounting Rs 10 lakh to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

"The amount collected by the inmates is meant for utilisation as relief for the flood victims in Uttarakhand," Tihar jail spokesperson Sunil Gupta told IANS.

Tihar inmates donate Rs 10 lakh for Uttarakhand

Director General (Prisons) Vimla Mehra handed over the cheque amounting Rs 10 lakh to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

Gupta said the inmates gave money from their daily earnings in the jail. The highest amount of Rs 3.5 lakh was contributed by the inmates of jail number 3.

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