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Special remission programme: 189 Maharashtra jail inmates to be released on Republic Day

22/01/2023 04:51 PM | Click to read full article

"The special remission programme will see some prisoners being released on January 26, 2023, and August 15, 2023, for good conduct while serving their sentences. A total of 189 inmates from Maharashtra will be released," an official said on Sunday. A total of 189 convicts will be released from prisons across Maharashtra, including three from Thane Central Jail, on Republic Day as part of the Union government’s special remission programme to mark 75 years of Independence, an official said. 

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