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Intervening during a debate in the Assembly, he also warned of stern action against persons circulating such rumours.
In fact, the state had adequate stocks of rice, including towards for the free rice supply scheme even as it's price was under control, the minister said.
"The very concept of plastic rice is wrong since plastic can melt (when it is boiled, assuming to be rice,)" he added.
There was no need for any apprehensions in this regard, he said.
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