The gift pack will also be given to holders of family (ration) cards and police cards, The Hindu newspaper reported.
The gift pack containing one kg rice and sugar, two-feet sugarcane and a sum of Rs. 100 would distributed at all ration shops, Jayalalithaa said in a statement.
“I am happy to announce that ration-card holders, police card holders and Sri Lankan Tamil families living in camps located across the State would be provided a Pongal gift pack ,” she said. (Colombo Gazette)