Tmc urges the center to extend the free ration plan for 6 more months


PTI, Calcutta

Published by: Surendra joshi
Updated on Sun 07 Nov 2021 06:18 PM M. IST

Summary

The Trinamool Congress has made this request amid reports that the scheme could be scrapped after November 30.

Deputy of the Congress of Trinamool Saugata Roy
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The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal has urged the central government to extend the period of the free ration scheme for the poor by six months. Saugata party deputy Roy said that he will soon write a letter to Prime Minister Modi in this regard.

The request has been made amid reports that the scheme could be suspended after November 30. This scheme was launched in March last year due to the Corona epidemic as thousands of people were suffering due to the shutdown and trade stagnation.

Trinamool senior deputy Roy told reporters that he would soon write a letter to Prime Minister Modi regarding this. He said the country’s poor people are still dealing with the horrible effects of the pandemic. If this scheme is suspended, the poor will find themselves in more trouble.

The Center had said this on Friday
On Friday, the central government had said that there is currently no proposal to continue this free ration scheme. There is a wide availability of food grains for the recovery in the economy and the Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS), so it is not proposed to extend the life of the scheme.

The Government of Bengal will continue the free distribution of rations
Saugata Roy also said that the Bengal government will continue to distribute free rations to the people. He said that due to the economic crisis and the rise in oil prices, people are suffering a lot, in such a situation the help of the state and the center is necessary.

Roy expressed hope that the central government will reconsider its plan to discontinue the scheme. I will write a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to proceed with the plan soon. Roy said this while speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a program.

The president of the Left Front, Biman Bose, also demanded
At another event in Calcutta, the president of the Left Front, Biman Bose, also made the same demand. Bose said that we know there are enough food grains for the distribution of food grains to the country’s poor. In such a situation, there will be no problem in extending the Roshan scheme for free for some time.

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The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal has urged the central government to extend the period of the free ration scheme for the poor by six months. Saugata party deputy Roy said that he will soon write a letter to Prime Minister Modi in this regard.

The request has been made amid reports that the scheme could be suspended after November 30. This scheme was launched in March last year due to the Corona epidemic as thousands of people were suffering due to the shutdown and trade stagnation.

Trinamool senior deputy Roy told reporters that he would soon write a letter to Prime Minister Modi regarding this. He said the country’s poor people are still dealing with the horrible effects of the pandemic. If this scheme is suspended, the poor will find themselves in more trouble.

The Center had said this on Friday

On Friday, the central government had said that there is currently no proposal to continue this free ration scheme. There is a wide availability of food grains for the recovery in the economy and the Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS), so it is not proposed to extend the life of the scheme.

The Government of Bengal will continue the free distribution of rations

Saugata Roy also said that the Bengal government will continue to distribute free rations to the people. He said that due to the economic crisis and the rise in oil prices, people are suffering a lot, in such a situation the help of the state and the center is necessary.

Roy expressed hope that the central government will reconsider its plan to discontinue the scheme. I will write a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to proceed with the plan soon. Roy said this while speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a program.

The president of the Left Front, Biman Bose, also demanded

At another event in Calcutta, the president of the Left Front, Biman Bose, also made the same demand. Bose said that we know there are enough food grains for the distribution of food grains to the country’s poor. In such a situation, there will be no problem in extending the Roshan scheme for free for some time.


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