Maharashtra Government has announced to issue Diwali kits to the ration card holders in Maharashtra which includes Rawa,Chana Dal, Sugar and Palm oil of 1 Kilogram at Rs 100 but still many people has not received the said kit in their respective ration shops.
Government of Maharashtra had announced this package in the cabinet meeting after which they were supposed to send those kits to local ration shops so that people can avail the benefits.
When afternoon spoke to some people they said inspite of completing all the formalities they are yet to receive those food products on ration shops as announced by the government.
Diwali festival would be starting from October, 22 and in this current scenario, the prices of LPG gas cylinder has gone up. People are still suffering due to price rise and inflation.
MP Priyanka Chaturvedi (Uddhav Sena faction) told Afternoon Voice “ The government in Maharashtra which is currently running the state is not willing to work people and only interested in political agenda’s they are only giving false hopes to the people”.
Sada Sarvankar MLA (CM Eknath Shinde faction) said “We have not received any complaints from people or any ration shops vendors about the Diwali Kits not been given to them”.
Sudhir Mungantiwar from BJP said “People should likely receive Diwali kits on time and if is still not received then we would look into the matter or request the state CM Eknath Shinde about this issue”.
Preeti Sharma Menon from Aam Aadmi Party said “ In Maharashtra, the government is only focused to finish off the rivalry political parties but they are not working for people as Diwali festival is quite nearby they should think how layman will celebrate the fest as everything has become so expensive”.