Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal declared on Monday that the government will also provide ration for those poor people who don’t have ration cards so they can battle hunger throughout the lockdown. The mechanism will evolve in a few days ‘time.
Meanwhile Kejriwal ordered a FIR against a fair price shop owner for supposedly selling products intended for free distribution among the beneficiaries. “I’d like to talk to all the owners of ration shops, please don’t indulge in illegal activities. Otherwise, the consequences will have to bear on you. I will ensure that the strict action against you and the buyer is taken, “said Kejriwal.
Kejriwal said at a press conference that on Friday and Saturday several people had gathered in Kaushambi in the wake of reports that buses had been arranged to carry them to their villages. “The situation had turned worrying but since yesterday it has been brought under control. Security in the city has been strengthened, and DCs and DCPs have been advised in all areas to ensure that no one in the city comes out unnecessarily.
LG Anil Baijal directed officers to strictly ensure that movements of non-essential are not allowed.
Source: Times of India