2020 [3] APHC – FREE RICE OR PD RICE ?

Sections 420, 406 of IPC and Section 7(1) of Essential Commodities Act, 1955 (for short, “EC Act”) -A free sale rice is neither essential commodity nor a schedule commodity and therefore there is no restriction for its business and transportation.-Whether the   stock of rice transported was PDS rice, or the private rice which was procured by him from the farmers and milled in his rice mill is to be decided under Sec.6 A – pending the same stock be released – writ allowed ?