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2 lakh provided lunch at Delhi schools, night shelters: Manish Sisodia

"We have started distributing food in schools so that we can provide food to those people who are facing problem. The Chief Minister's message is that nobody should stay hungry. Currently, food is being distributed at 325 such centres and tomorrow it will increase to 560," Sisodia told media.

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Last Updated: Mar 28, 2020, 10.54 AM IST
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Sisodia further stated that the administration is providing food to people in all the areas which fall under the jurisdiction of Delhi government.
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NEW DELHI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said that food is being provided to people at 325 schools located across Delhi amid nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus.

"We have started distributing food in schools so that we can provide food to those people who are facing problem. The Chief Minister's message is that nobody should stay hungry. Currently, food is being distributed at 325 such centres and tomorrow it will increase to 560," Sisodia told media here.

He also took to Twitter and wrote, "Today, lunch was distributed to about two lakh Delhiites in 325 schools and at 225 night shelters in different areas of Delhi. Apart from this, many flying squads are also providing food in different areas."

Sisodia further stated that the administration is providing food to people in all the areas which fall under the jurisdiction of Delhi government.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a 21-day lockdown in the entire country to deal with the spread of coronavirus, saying that "social distancing" is the only option to deal with the disease, which spreads rapidly.
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