Sonia Gandhi asks lawmakers to give one month's salary to Uttarakhand flood victims

New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday asked Congress Members of Parliaments and Legislative Assembly to donate their one month's salary for relief work in Uttarakhand.

In addition, Sonia Gandhi asked the MPs from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha belonging to the Congress Party to mobilise Rs 10 lakh each for relief work there, party's communication department in-charge Ajay Maken said.

The Prime Minister has announced a grant of Rs. 1000/- crores for flood relief work. State governments too have announced grants. They include: Bihar Rs.5 crore;Odisha Rs.5 crore; Uttarakhand Rs.5 crore; Uttar Pradesh Rs.25 crore Haryana Rs.10 crore; Madhya Pradesh Rs.5 crore; Karnataka- Rs.5 crore; Maharashtra Rs.10 crore; Gujarat Rs.2 crore;

Delhi Rs.10 crore and Chhattisgarh Rs.5 crore.(ANI)


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