Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder visited various auto rice mills in Kushtia’s Khajanagar, the country’s largest rice hub, on Wednesday afternoon. Minister visited Desh Agro Autorice Mill, Swarna Autorice Mill, Allah Dan Autorice Mill, Swarna Autorice Mill and Rashid Autorice Mill.
At that time, Kushtia district administration sealed the godown of M/s Subarna Auto Flower Mill due to illegal storage of wheat and flour. Apart from this, a rice godown of a mill was sealed for illegal storage of rice.
During the inspection, the Food Minister said, ‘We are investigating whether anyone is doing any irregularities and corruption, including illegal stock. There is an operation going on all over the country to stabilize the market.
Meanwhile, the Secretary of the Ministry of Food. Ismail Hossain, Director General of Food Directorate. Sakhawat Hossain, Deputy Commissioner of Kushtia. Ehtesham Reza, Superintendent of Police AHM Abdur Rakib and District Food Controller. Babul Hossain was present.