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Ninety thousand #NRIs entered #Punjab in March; former SGPC president returned from #Italy, roamed freely

Ninety thousand non-resident Indians entered Punjab in the month of March, Balbir Singh Sidhu, the Punjab health minister, wrote in a letter to his union ministry counterpart, Harsh Vardhan, on 23 March. In the letter, Sidhu requested Vardhan for “additional funds of minimum Rs. 150 Crores from Government of India” to battle the COVID pandemic. “Punjab has maximum number of NRIs in the country and this month only 90,000 of them have landed in the State,” Sidhu wrote. “Many of them have symptoms of COVID-19

Source: Ninety thousand NRIs entered Punjab in March; former SGPC president returned from Italy, roamed freely