The cash transfer scheme to the poorest of the poor may be part of the government’s plan to contain corruption,it was not acceptable to owners of the Public Distribution System shop owners.

In a meeting held inside the market premise in Deoghar on Sunday,these PDS owners had decided to down shutters on February 28 to protest against the scheme.

The meeting was chaired by PDS Owners Sangh president Abhay Chandra Jha.”On the day of strike,the Lok Sabha is slated to hold debate on the cash transfer scheme which will be part of the annual budget”,said Jha.

The Sangh has asked the consumers to collect the food materials and kerosene oil on February 27.


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