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Delhi is being treated discriminatory regarding door-to-door ration, ‘AAP’ government accuses the Center

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Delhi Food and Civil Supplies Minister Imran Hussain has requested the Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Piyush Goyal to withdraw the order restraining the implementation of doorstep ration delivery scheme of the Delhi government.

On October 8, the Center had written to the Food and Civil Supplies Department of the Delhi government, saying that the home ration supply scheme was against the provisions of the National Food Security Act 2013 (NFSA) and therefore should not be implemented.

In a letter to Goyal on Monday, Hussain alleged that the Delhi government was being treated discriminatory and other state governments had already implemented such schemes.

Hussain said in the letter that I wonder why Delhi is being treated discriminatory and objections are being raised to stop the implementation of the scheme. He said that many other states like Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana have already started the doorstep supply of ration.

The Delhi government on Tuesday sent the file of its door-to-door ration distribution scheme to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal for his approval. Earlier, the Delhi High Court in an order last month allowed the Kejriwal government to implement the scheme conditionally.

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Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday claimed that despite the High Court order, the Center has once again denied permission to the Delhi government to implement the scheme on the basis of a complaint by the Ration Dealers Association. . The minister said that the central government in its letter had said that the Delhi government’s plan to supply ration at home is against the provisions of the National Food Security Act and hence should not be implemented.

The Minister reiterated in the letter that the scheme is fully in line with the provisions of the National Food Security Act. Hussain said that the High Court has given permission to the Delhi government to implement this scheme. It appears that this fact has not been brought to your notice. He said that we request you to withdraw your letter.

Hussain said that there should be no such impression that the central government is obstructing the order of the High Court. The Arvind Kejriwal government has a dispute with the Lieutenant Governor and the Center for a long time over the implementation of this ambitious plan.

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