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Govt to provide cash for Deepavali instead Commodities for red colour ration card holders

Puducherry, Oct 31 (UNI) The government would provide cash for Deepavali instead of commodities like sugar, rice and cloth.

Minister for Cooperation M Kandasamy in a release on Wednesday said that the red colour ration card holders will get Rs 1000 into their bank account instead of free clothes distributed through the women and child development department.
For Adi dravidar people above 18 years, a sum of Rs 500 would be remitted into their bank account in place of free clothes provided through the Adi dravidar welfare department and the differently abled will get Rs.500 in their bank account instead of free clothes through the social welfare department.

Instead of free rice and sugar provided by the Civil Supplies Department, a sum of Rs 1275 will be remitted in the account of red colour card holders and Rs 675 for yellow colour card holders.
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