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Dhumal seeks more ration

Shimla: Lamenting reduced quota of rations to Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Saturday demanded additional supplies of essentials from the Centre under the PDS to deal with drought conditions prevailing in the State.

Talking to reporters here Mr. Dhumal described Himachal as a food deficient State which depended heavily on supplies from outside and expressed disappointment over the Centre reducing quota of rations to the State. PTI