Hussain writes to Paswan refutes reports of rejecting onion trucks certified by officials
| Saturday | 19th October, 2019
New Delhi: Delhi Food and Civil Supplies Minister Imran Hussain on Saturday wrote to Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, refuting media reports that the AAP government had rejected onion trucks certified by its officials in Nashik, an official statement said.
According to the statement, Hussain in his letter, said, "This claim is strongly refuted being not based on true facts.
"Moreover, onions of two out of these five trucks have not been lifted back by NAFED so far," Hussain said in the letter.
Hussain has requested Paswan to direct the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (NAFED) to provide 10 trucks of quality onions everyday for the next 10 days in order to normalise onions prices in the city.
The Delhi minister stated that the Delhi government is committed to supply good quality onions at affordable prices.
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