Mamata announces free ration in Bengal till June 21

  • | Wednesday | 1st July, 2020

Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that her government will provide free ration to Khadya Sathi beneficiaries till June next year. The Chief Minister also urged the Centre to ensure distribution of free ration to the entire 130 crore people of the country instead of giving it to only 60 percent of them. When asked about her reaction over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement on extending the distribution of free-of-cost ration till November, Banerjee said: "They have announced it till November. Beneficiaries of the Khadya Sathi scheme will be getting free-of-cost ration till June 2021 and we will consider whether the same can be given to the entire 10 crore people after September." "We had earlier announced the distribution of distributing free ration till September that started from April.

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