Free bicycles were distributed to 1,280 students of nine government higher secondary schools in Thathaiyengarpet and Thottiyam unions by N.R.Sivapathi, Minister for School Education, Law, Youth Welfare and Sports, here on Friday.

The bicycles, totally worth Rs.39.42 lakhs, were distributed to students of Pappapati, Valasiramani, Kattuputhur Zamindar, Natham, Emoorpati, Balasamudiram, Kolakudi, Thottiyam boys and girls government higher secondary schools. T.Rajathi, Chairperson, District Panchayat, and officials were present.

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