Tripura govt to provide Rs 1000 each to newspaper hawkers

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AGARTALA | April 12, 2020:

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb announced that the state government would provide monetary help to support the newspaper hawkers and their families so that they don't face any problem during the lockdown.

This monetary help will be one-time financial assistance of Rs. 1000 each to 372 newspaper hawkers. The monetary aid will be funded from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund.

The Chief Minister in his social media handle wrote, "Our Govt has decided to provide Rs. 1000 to 372 newspaper hawkers each. The financial assistance will be provided by the Chief Minister's Relief Fund. We took the decision so that the newspapers hawkers don't face any problem during the lockdown".