New Delhi, March 26 -- : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda on Thursday said that five kg each of rice and wheat and one kg of pulses will be given to every family free of cost under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY).

"Additionally, every family will get one kilo free pulses. It shows our government's commitment towards the welfare of the poor," he tweeted in Hindi.

In a series of tweets, Nadda said, "Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has announced a big relief for the poor of the country in the hour of crisis. It is our resolve that no person should sleep hungry. The government announced a relief package of Rs 1,70,000 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana."

He also said that the am...