West Bengal Govt To Provide Subsidised Ramzan Food Packets


Kolkata: Trinamool Congress-led government in Bengal is planning to provide special ‘Roza’ food packets at a subsidised rate from ration shops across the state during the fasting month of Ramzan.

“In all the ration shops across the state, Roza food packets will be provided from June 5- July 6. It will be given twice in the one-month period. The food packets will have each and every ingredient – sugar, flour, chick peas and others food items and will cost lesser than in the open market,” state Food Supplies Minister Jyotipriyo Mullick told PTI.

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According to food supplies department sources, this is being done to help minorities in the state who go on fast during the Ramzan month.