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Punjab minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa donates one-month salary for CM's fund on coronavirus

The Cooperation and Jails Minister urged people to stay indoors till March 31 to prevent spreading the disease.

Published: 23rd March 2020 11:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd March 2020 11:38 AM   |  A+A-

Punjab Jail Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

Punjab Jail Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa. (Photo| Instagram/ @sukhjinderrandhawaofficial)

By IANS

CHANDIGARH: Taking the lead, Punjab Cabinet minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Monday announced to contribute his month's salary to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for helping those affected by coronavirus.

In a statement, the Cooperation and Jails Minister urged people to stay indoors till March 31 to prevent spreading the disease.

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To help those whose livelihood is affected as a result of lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, all IAS (Indian Administrative Services) officers of Punjab cadre shall contribute one-day salary to the Chief Minister Relief Fund, said a tweet by the state government.

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