National Food Security Act was one of flagship programmes of the UPA-II introduced in 2013.
Half of state will now have to be covered under the act.
Last month, the state cabinet gave a green signal to redesign the public distribution system, clearing the process of biometric system for ration cards.
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Act would ensure equitable distribution of food to all with focus on vulnerable sections of the society.
Tarun Gogoi urged Modi to continue the ration supply till implementation of the Food Security Act.
The UPA government brought the Food Security Act in the country.
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A portion of the stage at Hajipur stadium came down because of overcrowding.
When the wheat comes, Punjab won’t have enough space.