Assn decries unregulated rice distribution system

Chronicle Bureau

IMPHAL, Mar 30: Expressing discontentment with the manner in which the state authorities are distributing rice to the public, Anallon Chief Association submitted memorandum to SDO, Chandel on Monday demanding regulation of rice distribution system in Chandel Block in sync with Chief Minister’s assurance of providing 20 kg rice per household or 4 kg per individual.

In a statement, association president SNG Lumdil informed that authorities have distributed rice as per the number of ration card holders and only 6 to 10 kg rice per households have been provided in Chandel block instead of 20kg per family/4 kg per individual as announced the Chief Minister.

Demanding clarifications from authority concerned, Lumdil urged the government to ensure distribution of due quantity of rice as assured by Chief Minister in view of the lockdown enforced to contain COVID-19.

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