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West Bengal govt to provide subsidised Ramzan food packets

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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.

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

PTI

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