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Violence-stricken Jammu & Kashmir to get three-month ration

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Published on 15 July 2016 2:07 PM GMT

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Srinagar: Union Food Ministry on Friday assured to provide three-month ration to the violence stricken Jammu and Kashmir. The state is facing acute-food shortage.

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan informed in the consecutive tweets that five kilogram food grain will be distributed to each ration card holder in the valley.

“State needs annually 7.51 lakh tonnes of food grain under the National Food Security Act,” said officials.

Previously, Centre had send eye specialist to the valley after the unruly mob faced eye injuries in security forces’counterattack.

At least 36 people have lost their lives in a protest after the killing of Wani.

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