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Rekha gives Rs 2.5 Cr from her MPLAD funds to Rae Bareli

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Lucknow: Yesteryear Bollywood diva and Rajya Sabha MP Rekha has given Rs 2.5 crore from her MPLAD funds to Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituency of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, an official informed on Wednesday.

According to sources, the district administration has already received Rs 1.06 crore from the Rs 1.42 crore sanctioned from the funds of Rekha Ganeshan, and the remaining will come when the utilization certificate of the projects undertaken by these funds are submitted.

In Rae Bareli area, various developmental works like installation of solar lights, construction of interlocking and Cement Concrete roads have been started with this fund.

Rekha was nominated as member of the Rajya Sabha during the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) II regime in April 2012. Her tenure ends on April 26 next year.