Imphal, April 22: BJP Manipur President Th Chaoba today said that the state government plan to implement the Food Security Act will not be successful at all as the state government is bankrupt.
Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club Th. Chaoba said that Food Security act was launched in the year 2013 however due to the weakness of the state government , even after over 2 years the state government has failed to implement it in the state. This showed that Manipur has lose the benefit of the FAS for more than 2 years, he added. With the announcement to implement the FSA on 25 of this month beneficiary cards have been started issuing but with lots of discrepancies.
Chaoba further condemn the act of state police in yesterday’s incident at Moirang in connection with the distribution of the Cards in which BJP chairperson and councillors of Moirang were brutally beaten up. He said that party will lodge an FIR at Moirang police station if police fails to accept the FIR then the party will go to the court.
He further added that those MLAs and Ministers who are interested in distributing PDS item in the locality should contest election for members or Pradhan instead of General election.
He further said that the state government is playing politics in the food security Act instead of providing benefit to the poor and needy.
The food security act is for the people of the country and MLAs or Ministers has no right to interfere in the distribution he added. he warn the government for its failure to fairly treating all citizens with equal opportunities.