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Congmen hail launch of food security scheme

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Hamirpur, September 24, 2013
First Published: 21:57 IST(24/9/2013) | Last Updated: 21:58 IST(24/9/2013)

Congress party leaders in Hamirpur have hailed the decision of the central government to start the food security scheme in the name of late Rajeev Gandhi.

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They said the scheme would be helpful for the poor and the down-trodden section of the society in the years to come.

Chief parliamentary secretary ID Lakhanpal, chairman of Hamirpur marketing board, Prem Kaushal and director of Kangra central co-op Bank, Anil Verma in a joint statement here on Tuesday thanked Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the scheme. They said the scheme would change the lifestyle of poor people.

They said a meeting of the gram sabhas of the state would be held all over the state on October 7 to tell them about the scheme.


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