Hyderabad: Home minister Mahmood Ali today distributed 2500 ration kits for the poor Muslims in the state of Telangana ahead of the holy Ramzan festival likely to be held on May 14. The minister inaugurated related vehicles at the Haj House during a programme on Saturday.
Speaking on the occasion, Mahmood Ali asserted that the chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has been kind enough to help the poor of all religions. “The government will offer free clothes to the poor Muslims at all mosques in the state. Now that the COVID-19 cases created fear among people, we help them get ration supply. To mark the holy Ramzan festival, likely to be held on May 14 on spotting of the crescent moon, the KCR government is offering ration to poor Muslims,” he added.
On COVID-19 cases, the minister said that the state government has taken all measures to break the chain of the virus. Stating that there is no need for any lockdown despite the High Court asking about it, he said that oxygen, injections, beds, and facilities are improved in all hospitals. “We are asking people to avoid fear, and follow corona protocols to break the virus spread and chain,” he remarked.
The minister hoped that the virus effects will come down by people support and cooperation.