After several freebies in TN, now it is free food

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/8/2019 6:46:21 PM National

Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) After free rice, free consumer durables like cycle, laptop mixer-grinder, fans, livestocks and others, it is now free food in Tamil Nadu.

The state government will soon provide free food for registered construction workers at subsidised Amma Canteens, said Chief Minister K. Palaniswami.

Speaking in the Assembly during the debate on the motion of thanks for Governor Banwarilal Purohit's address to the House, Palaniswami said the government will soon implement a scheme to provide free food to registered construction workers here at Amma Canteens.

The Amma Canteen is a highly subsidised outlets where a plate of sambar rice is sold at Rs 5, plate of curd rice at Rs 3 and one idli at Re 1.

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