Epaper
Follow us:
Home > National > Distributed vegetables to poor as prices have shot up: Puducherry Cong MLA
Distributed vegetables to poor as prices have shot up: Puducherry Cong MLA | Distributed vegetables to poor as prices have shot up: Puducherry Cong MLA | English.Lokmat.Com

Distributed vegetables to poor as prices have shot up: Puducherry Cong MLA

Congress MLA John Kumar on Thursday said that he distributed vegetables to the poor because the prices of essential items post lockdown "have increased."
Distributed vegetables to poor as prices have shot up: Puducherry Cong MLA

Puducherry [India], Mar 26 : Congress MLA John Kumar on Thursday said that he distributed vegetables to the poor because the prices of essential items post lockdown "have increased."

"I distributed vegetables to the poor because the prices of essential items have increased after the lockdown. Now, FIR has been registered against me for helping the poor," said Kumar.

An FIR has been registered against him for distributing vegetables amid a lockdown in the Union Territory till March 31.

He asked why were the cases not being registered against the officers who allegedly held meetings during the lockdown. "Why are not the cases being registered against the officers for holding meetings," he asked.

It has been alleged that Kumar was distributing bags containing vegetables to a gathering of more than 200 people near his residence in Nellithope.

( With inputs from ANI )

Distributed vegetables to poor as prices have shot up: Puducherry Cong MLA
Shia Central Waqf Board chairman urges people to cooperate with govt to fight against COVID-19
Delhi wage workers say, 'It is better to die of COVID19 rather than dying of hunger'
Temples in Varanasi shut amid lockdown
44 passengers from Hyderabad allowed into Andhra Pradesh after discussion between two CMs
Corona
Patients3,082
Died86
Corona
Patients1,117,787
Died59,197
Corona
Coronavirus Live updates! Around the world