APL, BPL card holders ‘gherao’ office of Dist Supply Controller

BJP corporators submit memo to Municipal Commissioner

Ujjain: Irked over not getting SSSM IDs, BPL and APL card holders gheraoed the office of District Food & Supply Controller here on Tuesday. On the other hand BJP corporators handed over a memorandum before Municipal Commissioner for immediate issuance of SSSM IDs to citizens and demanded strict action against officials and employees practicing negligence in this regard.

Around 200 citizens holding their APL and BPL cards flocked to the office of District Food & Supply Controller and started raising slogan against authority for not distributing SSSM IDs to them. Residents were seen scolding officials for showing inactiveness in distributing IDs to people. Citizens also admitted that they had not received ration for last four months and are on the verge of starvation.

On the other hand, UMC zone number 3 president Rajat Mehta led a delegation of BJP corporators and handed over a memorandum before Municipal Commissioner on Tuesday. Remarkably, academic session 2014-15 is going to begin soon and students will need IDs in their respective schools.

Thousands of APL and BPL card holders in the city are deprived of getting ration in absence of SSSM ID. People have been fed up by roaming around government offices for IDs. Shivendra Tiwari, Jagdish Panchal, Jayantrao Garud, Yogeshwari Rathore and others were present.

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