Baig was reacting to the reply given by Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan to his question in the Lok Sabha as to whether the state government had requested the centre to allocate foodgrains at a no-profit-no-loss basis for both the above and below poverty line beneficiaries in view of the huge losses suffered by them due to repeated floods.

Paswan told him that during the year 2014-15, Jammu and Kashmir Government had requested for additional foodgrains at subsidised rates for flood-affected people.

"Based on the request, Government of India allocated 1,27,346 tons of foodgrains to the state at Minimum Support Price (MSP) derived prices for wheat and rice respectively in accordance with the existing policy," Paswan had said in his reply on Tuesday.

Baig, who was also Deputy Chief Minister in PDP-Congress coalition government earlier, stated in a statement that the reply furnished by the Centre "clearly shows that the agreement reached between PDP-BJP in the so-called 'Agenda for Alliance' relating to providing food rations to the state at no-profit-no-loss basis is merely a piece of paper"

He added Paswan's reply also fails to mention that state Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed had discussed this issue at length with the Food Minister about two weeks back.

The reply refers to the demand made by previous government headed by Omar Abdullah and action taken thereupon, he cited.

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