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PM's delegation to Pittsburg pruned

September 22, 2009 17:13 IST

In view of the austerity measures, the Prime Minister's delegation for G-20 Summit in Pittsburg in the US has been pruned a bit. At least two officials and three members of the official media have been dropped from the delegation that will leave for the four-day visit on Wednesday, official sources said in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Among those dropped from the delegation is an official each of Press Information Bureau and the Ministry of External Affairs, they said. Also dropped are a correspondent each of Doordarshan and All India Radio and two members of the Films Division. The government has launched the austerity drive for curtailing expenses.

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