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UP government to provide free ration till next holi : PM Yogi Adityanath .

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath announced the extension of PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PM-GKAY) till Holi next year.

“Today is a sacred occasion and to fulfil the dream of Ram Rajya, we are extending the (PM-GKAY) free ration scheme till Holi. Under this, we’ll not only provide rice and wheat but we’ll also give pulses, salt & edible oil,” said Adityanath .

Addressing a rally in UP’s Badaun, Yogi Adityanath said the Central government has provided free ration till Diwali and the Uttar Pradesh government will continue the scheme till next Holi.

Under the state government’s free ration scheme, 35 kg food grains, 1 kg pulses, 1 kg cooking oil, 1 kg sugar, and 1 kg salt will be given, depending on the number of members in a family.

The free ration scheme is a food security and welfare programme that was envisaged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide assistance and help mitigate the economic impact of Covid-19.

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