Bollywood actresses Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez, Rani Mukherji and Sonakshi Sinha are ration cards holder and receive subsidised food grains distributed through ration cards in an Uttar Pradesh village. These actors on the list of beneficiaries and ration is being taken on these names for quite a long time in Sahabganj village, According to a report Hindustan Times.
The incident came to light when the villagers filed a complaint against the distributor. A probe was ordered in the incident. Some more names of the actors and spouses cropped up in the registration form. The ration cards issued show the all actresses as married women. The list shows Jacqueline Fernandez’s husband is ‘Sadhu Lal’, Deepika Padukone’s husband as ‘Rakesh Chand’, Rani Mukherji spouse is ‘Ram Swaroop’ while Sonakshi Sinha is married to Ramesh Chand. all the actresses have also been categorized into castes.
Deepika Padukone falling in ‘General’ category, and Sonakshi Sinha, Jacqueline Fernandez and Rani Mukherji under OBC category.
SDM of Qayamganj Ajit Singh said, “The error will be rectified and a show-cause notice has been issued to the concerned authorities. We will conduct proceedings and punish the culprit,” As a reported by TOI. A probe has been ordered by the District Magistrate (DM) in the incident and the Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of the region is directed to identify the guilty to take strict action against them.