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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Amit Shah for interim compensation, nod for restricted sale of liquor

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 21 April 2020
Pointing to the alarming gap between the state’s anticipated receipt and committed expenditure, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday demanded from Centre an interim compensation to the tune of Rs 3000 crore for the month of April on account of the COVID-19 national disaster.
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Amarinder Singh Amarinder Singh 15th and current Chief Minister of Punjab, India

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