Groups provide food to hungry in Kerala lockdown
Gulf Today|May 11, 2021
Several groups in Kerala have come out to feed the needy as the people went out of jobs under a strict lockdown that came into force last week to contain the COVID-19 spread.
Ashraf Padanna

They distribute food packets to people in distress who were mostly working in the unorganised sectors let with no means to sustain themselves after the lockdown deprived them of their livelihood.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who announced the lockdown last week, had also promised to open community kitchens across the state.

He also held a video-conferencing with the local self-governments who were to take the initiative and fund the project. But that has not materialised so far in most places.

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