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CHENNAI: Inmates lodged in different prisons across the State who passed in Standard X examinations were felicitated by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Member E. Balagurusamy at a function held at the Puzhal Central Prison on Friday.

According to Director-General of Police (Prisons) R. Natraj, three life convicts who passed in first class were given a special reward. “We gave books, sweet boxes and cash award to all the candidates (prisoners) who passed the examination. We are encouraging them to continue their studies.”

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