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Finance minister: 8 crore migrants to get 5 kg foodgrains and 1 kg 'chana' free for two months

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Finance minister: 8 crore migrants to get 5 kg foodgrains and 1 kg 'chana' free for two monthsFinance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced free distribution of 5 kg foodgrains and 1 kg 'chana' for next two months to approximately 8 crore migrants who do not have either central or state ration cards. Announcing the second tranche of the economic package, she said about Fs 3,500 crore will be spent towards this...
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