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Rs 86-cr aid given to gaushalas: Inderbir Singh Nijjar

Rs 86-cr aid given to gaushalas: Inderbir Singh Nijjar

Inderbir Singh Nijjar Local Government Minister. File photo



Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, March 22

Local Government Minister Inderbir Singh Nijjar said urban local bodies (ULBs) had provided financial assistance of about Rs 85.92 crore for taking care of stray cattle. It was stated that during the ongoing budget session while replying to the call attention notice brought by MLAs Daljit Singh Grewal and Gurpreet Singh Banawali.

He said there were 1.70 lakh stray cattle in about 417 private gaushalas. Apart from this, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department had constructed 77 cattle sheds in 20 government cattle ponds, which have around 10,024 stray cattle.

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