Free food offer at Indira Canteen withdrawn after it draws huge crowd


Team Udayavani, Mar 24, 2020, 7:00 PM IST

Bengaluru: A day after the state government announced that it would provide food free of cost for poor and daily wage labourers at Indira Canteen, during the lockdown period, huge crowds was witnessed at the outlets on Tuesday. Resultantly, the government has thus decided to withdraw its decision to provide free food.

“The purpose of the lockdown is to avoid gathering of crowd to contain spread of coronavirus. However if huge crowd is gathering at the outlet owing to offer of free food, the purpose of the lockdown would be lost,” clarified chief minister BS Yediyurappa.

A lockdown has been imposed in state owing to rising number of coronavirus cases. As of Tuesday afternoon 38 cases of coronavirus has been detected in Karnataka.

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