AIZAWL, April 19 - In a video clip that went viral today, a woman in Salem neighbourhood was seen praising Prime Minister for giving her a free ration of 40 kgs of rice. She broke into tears while speaking, and she asked God�s blessings for Modi.
A PIB release in Aizawl said today in Mizoram, scores of beneficiaries have availed benefit of the Rs 1.70 lakh crore Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojona, a scheme to ensure that no India dies of hunger during the COVID-19 lockdown.
In Kolasib district, beneficiaries say that the scheme helped them a lot during the lockdown.
Lalbiakmawii, a woman from Kolasib Venglai, also thanked the Government of India for giving free ration under the PM package. She said it was a great help during the crisis time of the Covid-19. Her family got 56 kg rice under the scheme.