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One lakh landless families in Kerala to get 3 cents each: CM

Posted on Jan 27, 01:50PM | UNI

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today announced that 100,000 landless families in the state would be provided three cents of land each before August 15 this year.

Addressing a gathering after taking salute at the 64th Republic Day parade at the Central stadium here, he said steps were being taken to provide land to all.

He said steps were also being taken to contain the hike in the prices of essential commodities in the state. Steps would also be taken to curb violence against women, Mr Chandy said.

He also distributed various medals to police officers on the occasion of the Republic day.

In other district headquarters, state ministers took salute of the parade.