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President signs ordinance for Uttarakhand’s expenditure

President- Pranab

President- Pranab

President Pranab Mukherjee  is ready for an ordinance to authorise expenditure beyond April 1 in Uttarakhand, which is under central rule, said official sources.

“The president signed on the ordinance yesterday (Thursday),” a union home ministry official said.

On Wednesday the union government accepted an ordinance to authorise government expenditure in Uttarakhand from April 1 in view of President’s Rule in the state.

A union cabinet meeting chaired over by Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the absence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the conclusion.

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