People buying jaggery during Pongal (File Photo)
People buying jaggery during Pongal (File Photo)

Puducherry govt gives clothes to poor on Pongal

ANI | Updated: Jan 15, 2020 23:58 IST

Puducherry [India], Jan 15 (ANI): The government here is supplying clothing items free of cost to the poor people of the Union Territory in the festival season, an official statement said on Wednesday.
A press release from the Lieutenant Governor Secretariat said, "The Department of Adi-Dravidar Welfare and Scheduled Tribes Welfare is implementing a similar scheme to distribute clothing items to each adult member of the Adi-Davidar family irrespective of income criteria on the occasion of Pongal." (ANI)

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