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Wednesday 29 December 2004

Tihar jail inmates donate money for Tsunami relief

New Delhi: In a humanitarian gesture from behind the bars, prisoners of the capitals Tihar Jail collected Rs 75,000 amongst themselves towards relief for the people affected by the killer Tsunami waves.

Prisoners of Central Jail no. 3 collected the money and handed it over to the Superintendent Jail to be sent as their contribution to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund, a jail spokesman said.

The jail inmates also expressed their condolences to the bereaved families and observed two minutes silence for the people who lost their lives in the disaster. The jail staff have also decided to contribute their one day's salary to the Relief Fund, the spokesman said.

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