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SIVAGANGA: Free dhotis and saris worth Rs. 4.76 lakh would be distributed for beneficiaries in the district, said Collector Mahesan Kasirajan.

In a statement, he said the district had already received 2,88,571 saris and 2,88,557 dhotis for Pongal distribution. They had been sent to the respective ration shops for distribution from the first week of January. It will be completed on January 10.

Special steps were taken to ensure proper distribution. No one should give room for complaints. All eligible beneficiaries should be given dhotis and saris.

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