SRINAGAR: Residents of Boatman Colony Bemina, on Saturday, protested against the National Food Security Act (NFSA) demanding its immediate revocation. They said five killo ration is not enough to meet their food demand.
The protesters shouted anti government slogans and showed their anger with singing traditional folk, “Aes na punjaib dal chut khemo” (We are not like Punjabis who can survive on Pulses and Chapati) .
“We consume rice and if the authorities will provide a few Kilograms of rice, how can we survive.” a protesting woman said.
The protesters said that they belong to poor community and rely on government ration stores, in absence of agriculture land where from they will get ration.