Congress chief Sonia Gandhi wrote a letter to the Prime Minister supporting the 21-day lockdown, demanding steps to protect doctors and paramedics and to ease the supply chain. Along with this, he said that the Center should consider postponing all EMIs for six months, and also waiving the interest charged by banks for this period. Sonia Gandhi said that the government’s decision to lockdown the country for 21 days is welcome, we will support it.
Congress President & CPP Chairperson Smt. Sonia Gandhi writes a letter to PM Modi with suggestions that the government should immediately undertake in this lockdown period. pic.twitter.com/YGsjUUFGKe
– Congress (@INCIndia) March 26, 2020
Let me tell you, the cases of coronavirus in the country are increasing day by day. The number of coronavirus-infected patients has now increased to 649. At the same time, 13 people have died of this disease. This virus has claimed the maximum lives of three people in Maharashtra. After this, two people died in Gujarat. According to Health Ministry data, 43 new cases have been reported on Thursday. However, it is a matter of relief that 43 people have been cured of this disease.
At the same time, Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajwadi Party have demanded a relief package for the poor from the central and state governments in view of the 21-day shutdown in the country to prevent the spread of corona virus. Mayawati, the supremo of Bahujan Samaj Party, tweeted on Thursday, “After strictly enforcing 21 days of lockdown / curfew restrictions on 130 crore poor / toiling masses of the country, especially to feed the poor people i.e. their bread and livelihood.” To remove the problem, it is very important to arrange a relief package by the central and state governments. Pay attention to it immediately.
1. Relief package by the Central and State Governments to remove the problem of over-feeding especially after the strict implementation of 21 days lockdown / curfew restrictions on 130 crore poor / working people of the country System of very important. Pay attention to it immediately.
– Mayawati (@Mayawati) March 26, 2020
He said in his second tweet “Along with the various concessions given to the private sector in this state of nationwide bandh, the central and state governments should also ensure that the people working there also get the salary of the month. There is also an appeal that they comply with government instructions. “
Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav said in a tweet on Thursday, “In this difficult time, the government should urgently make arrangements to transfer aid money to the bank accounts of all Jan Dhan account holders in the country. Also those who are wandering on the roads Keeping their food-water, medical and safe distance, they should also make arrangements for rain-shelters. “
In this difficult time, the government should make arrangements to immediately transfer funds to the bank accounts of all Jan Dhan account holders in the country. At the same time, people who are wandering on the roads should keep their food-water, medical and safe distance, and should also make arrangements for rain-shelters.
– Akhilesh Yadav (@yadavakhilesh) March 26, 2020
Yadav appealed to the government to “immediately arrange food for poor people so that those people are not forced to eat grass. Also, police restraint is imposed on those who go to buy daily use items like vegetables.”
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