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7,419 tonnes rice distributed in eight districts  
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Published :Saturday, 11 July, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 10
KHULNA, July 10: The government on Friday distributed about 7,419 tonnes of rice among distressed people and Freedom Fighters under the Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme in eight south-western districts here ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.
The district administration already had completed distribution of 1,805 tonnes of VGF rice among 1,80,000 distressed cardholder families in nine upazilas and two pourasavas under Khulna district ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr while distribution of the other allocations will be completed by next week, officials confirmed on Friday.
However, the government had also been distributed 2,785 tonnes of rice among 2,78,500 distressed people and FF families in seven upazilas and two pourasavas under Sarkhira, 744 tonnes of rice among 74,437 distressed families in three upazilas and three pourasavas under Narail, 365 tonnes of rice among 36,500 families in four upazilas and two pourasavas under Magura upazila, 5,38 tonnes of rice among 53,800 families in four upazilas.

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