Chandigarh, Oct. 27 -- The Food and Civil Supplies Department officials today conducted a raid and recovered 5200 bags of rice meant to be distributed under Public Distribution System (PDS).

Disclosing this Food and Civil Supplies Minister Mr. Bharat Bhushan Ashu said that a team of the department conducted a raid at Vishnu Rice & General Mills Kurali in Kurali which is allotted to PUNSUP, from where 3000 bags are recovered from godown .

He said that these sacks were hidden in the stock of paddy.

Mr. Ashu said that besides this, a raid was also conducted at Kharar Rice Mill at Kharar which is allotted to Punjab State Warehousing Corporation from where 2200 bags of rice to be distributed under PDS were recovered.

The minister further s...