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CPI demands amendments to Food Security Bill

Press Trust of India
Aug 01, 2012 at 02:37am IST

Mumbai: The Maharashtra unit of CPI on Tuesday sought amendments to the Food Security Bill introduced in Parliament last year.

"Since there are some loopholes in the proposed bill, with the possibility that the legislation will infringe upon the rights of state governments, amendments should be made to it," CPI member Prakash Reddy said.

He said the Left parties; including the CPI, CPM and Forward Bloc (FB) have been staging agitations in various parts of the country since yesterday over the demand.

CPI demands amendments to Food Security Bill

The CPI member further said the PDS system in the country need to be streamlined and its current scope be expanded.

Reddy further said the PDS system in the country need to be streamlined and its current scope be expanded.

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