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CHENNAI: The State government on Wednesday increased the annual salary ceiling of parents of Muslim students from Rs.50,000 to Rs.1 lakh for admitting their wards in hostels opened for students of the minority community, according to an official release here.

The State government last year opened hostels for Muslim students at Tirunelveli, Dindigul, Tiruchi, Coimbatore and Vellore.

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