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NPC deputies resign over corruption allegations
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  BEIJING, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) on Sunday confirmed that two lawmakers have resigned as NPC deputies as they are investigated for corruption.

  The resignation of Tian Yulin, former mayor of Tonghua city in northeast China's Jilin Province, was accepted by the Jilin People's Congress Standing Committee on July 30.

  The Sichuan People's Congress Standing Committee accepted the resignation of He Huazhang, former mayor of Suining City in Sichuan Province, on August 2.

  The total number of NPC deputies currently stands at 2,974.

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