A portion of ration dealers are involved in illegal selling of ration rice at market.
Dishonest merchants are also involved.
By whatever means merchants are procuring rice from ration dealers and selling it at markets earning profit.
A team headed by SDM was on a campaign against price rise at battala market when the team discovered this unpleasant truth.
On questioning how ration rice was sold at their shops, the team got to suitable answer.
The businessmen were handed showcause notice.
They also added that ration rice cant be sold at markets and assured that suitable action will be taken against the defaulters.
The bags of rice present at the shops were confiscated.