Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, Feb 18 (UNI) Subsidised rice and kerosene meant for BPL families was found missing during surprise raids at 32 ration shops at Ramchandrapur area in Sarguja district of Chhattisgarh.
A team led by Deputy Collector G R Rathore carried out the raids yesterday.
Under the Chief Minister's Food Assistance Scheme, rice is provided to BPL families at Rs 3 per kg.
On getting wind of the raids, village sarpanchs and members of women committies and forest conservation committees fled.
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