Mangaluru Aug 23,2016: Minister for Food and Civil Supplies UT Khader organised a press meet at Circuit House on August 23, Tuesday. He said "If actor turned politician Ramya is a Traitor then even Modi should also be called as Traitor, visiting Pakistan for a private function".
U T Khader said that when one of UP Minister stated that Underworld Don Dawood Ibrahim attended the ceremony still there was no probe him. Ramya has kept her opinion after her visit to Pakistan, he added.
So far BJP were against the flag now it is good to see BJP organising Tiranga Yaatra.BJP is hypnotising youths through provokative speeches to indulge in immoral activities. Those who do not allow people to live in harmony have no moral right to speak on patriotism, he added.
UT Khader also said that, the bio-metric based coupon distribution system is being introduced in the district head quarters at present and starting september, the system will be extended to urban local bodies.
He also said that, from October the franchise for coupon distribution will be opened at taluk headquarters and extended to rural centres as well, Mangaluru will have 20 such franchises.
He requested cardholders to link their mobile numbers with their aadhar numbers and clarified that the coupon system will prevent the misuse of food grains as the Aadhar number is being linked to the ration cards.
A circular has been sent to the fair price shops to send the list of cardholders such as physically handicapped and old-aged persons who are unable to collect their coupons from the generating centres at their place that are too far. Coupons will be distributed to their homes, said Khader.