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Rs 300 cr to douse BTAD violence

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh announced a huge 300 crore package to pacify the boiling BTAD areas on his hurricane visit to Kokrajhar on Saturday.Addressing a press conference in Kokrajhar he said that the affected people would be given Rs 100 crore to be rehabilitated. Another Rs 100 crore rupees would be for providing the houses under the Indira Aawas Yojana for those rendered homeless in the clash. Dr Singh said that apart from these BTAD would get a huge 100 crore rupees for development schemes. Dr Singh who visited two relief camps said that the family members of the deceased ones would be compensated with 2 lakh rupees.
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