95% of migrants sans ration cards got free grains, govt tells RS | India News

The food and consumer affairs ministry told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that nearly 95% of the migrant workers without ration cards received free foodgrain and pulses for May and June. In a written reply, the ministry said : “Since no data on the actual or estimated number of migrants/ stranded migrants was available, an initial estimate of about 80 million (8 crore) migrants was made”.

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