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Coronavirus Outbreak: Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi with five suggestions to deal with fund crunch

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The Congress president also conveyed her support for the decision taken by the Union Cabinet to reduce salaries for Members of Parliament by 30%.
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A DAY AFTER THE UNION CABINET DECIDED TO CUT THE SALARIES OF THE PRIME MINISTER, OTHER MINISTERS, AND PARLIAMENTARIANS AND USE THE MONEY TO FIGHT THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, CONGRESS PRESIDENT SONIA GANDHI ON TUESDAY WROTE A LETTER TO PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI, OFFERING FIVE SUGGESTIONS TO TACKLE THE...

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