Andhra Pradesh Food Commission is working to provide food security to all the poor and needy, Commission Chairman Ch Vijaya Pratap Reddy.
The daughter of the deceased 62-year-old man said he died of hunger as the family had gone entirely without foodgrain for two weeks, a day after Jharkhand CM thrashed reports of two deaths last week.
Even as the local people claimed that Baidyanath Ravidas died because he had no rice at his home for a week, the Dhanbad district administration denied that starvation was the cause of death.
An 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation on September 28 after her mother was unable to feed her.
Strict actions will be taken against those found guilty: Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das on starvation death
Expressing sympathy towards the family, Das further said, “Distressed by the death of the child. Have asked Deputy Commissioner to immediately meet the victim family and help them.”