Person found sprinkling water on wheat sacks meant for public distribution in Punjab’s district
Kanwar Inder Singh/ March 3,2023
Today, a resident of Malerkotla captured a video of a person sprinkling the water on wheat bags to increase the weight and uploaded the same on social media.
As per the video, a person might be a security guard was seen sprinkling on the bags at a godown on Ludhiana road, Malerkotla.
As per available information, the said godown is of Pungrain and the stored wheat in bags is meant for public distribution.
As per government orders, every beneficiary gets 30 kg wheat, four times in a year under the public distribution system (PDS).
As per available information, the person sprinkling water on wheat bags on the order of Pungrain official who is also the incharge of the godown.
When contacted the deputy commissioner Malerkotla, Sanyam Aggarwal he said “I don’t know anything about this incident or viral video.” He further added that “please send the video and I’ll into it and get back to you. “
After sharing the video, when contacted the deputy commissioner Malerkotla, he could not be contacted despite repeated attempts.
Meanwhile, Ghanshyam Thori, IAS, managing director Pungrain could not be contacted despite repeated attempts.