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Rs.150 mn package for Muslims
Agartala, Dec 31 (IANS):
Published on 31 Dec. 2008 11:25 PM IST
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Tripura Wednesday announced a Rs.150 million package for the minority Muslims to bring about an all-round development of the community. "On the basis of Sachar Committee observations and a Tripura government study on Muslims, the package was formulated and would be implemented in three years' time," said Chief Minister Manik Sarkar. "Under the new Rs.150 million package, health, education, and drinking water, besides other infrastructure would be developed in 72 areas across Tripura," CM told journalists. The Muslim population constitutes 8% total of 3.5 million population of Tripura, where Christians and Buddhists represent3% each.

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