Stern actions against corruption in paddy purchasing: Sadhan

JASHORE, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder has said stern action will be taken against the people who are involved in

corruption in purchasing of paddy and rice.

He said while replying to the questions of newsmen during a visit at

Noapara food warehouse in Abhaynagar upazila here on Monday.

During the visit, he also expressed satisfaction over the humidity and

quality of the purchased rice and paddy.

He said farmers are gathering at food warehouses with paddy as they

witnessed bumper paddy production three times in a row throughout the country

and they got fair price during the period.

He said necessary arrangements would be made to buy the rice directly from

the farmers in the days to come.

The minister was accompanied by Additional Secretary of the Food Ministry

Md Omar Faruq, Additional Director General of Food Department Md Abdul Aziz

Molla and other officials concerned.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)