Free ration for 72 lakh card holders for next 2 months: Kejriwal


New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced free ration to 72 lakh ration card holders in Delhi for the next two months.

Addressing a digital press conference, he said a financial aid of Rs 5,000 each will be provided to auto-rickshaw and taxi drivers in the city.

It does not mean that the Covid-19 lockdown will last for two months, the CM hastened to add.

The lockdown in the National Capital was extended till May 10 following a sharp rise in number of fresh Covid-19 cases in the city.