The rapid growth of covid cases has become a cause for concern. More than 1 lakh corona patients have been found in the country every day for the past 10 days. Maharashtra is one of the worst affected states hit by the pandemic. The state government has even announced a 15-day lockdown to curb the spread of the disease. Despite the lockdown and restriction in place, it seems to have no effect on a number of rising cases.
State Congress committee chief Nana Patole in conversation with the media said that “the package announced by the Maharashtra government in the wake of the Corona pandemic does not include farmers, saloon shopkeepers, florists, taxi drivers, fish sellers, dabbawalas in Mumbai and small traders. These sections of the state will also ha affected by the restrictions announced to curb covid. Maharashtra University of Health Sciences postpones examinations. Give relief package to farmers salon owners florists, dabbawalas and small traders too.â€
“The package announced by the Maharashtra government in the wake of the Corona pandemic does not include farmers, saloon shopkeepers, florists, taxi drivers, fish sellers, dabbawalas in Mumbai, and small traders. These sections of the state will also be affected by the restrictions imposed to curb the covid spread. These section of people should also be given due justice by announcing a package for them, “demanded Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee President Nana Patole.
“In view of the coronavirus pandemic in the state, the Maharashtra government has declared restrictions to curb the covid spread, which is welcomed by the Congress partyâ€ he added.
Saving the lives of the people is our priority and the Congress party stands firmly with you for this. As per the discussions held with the leaders of Mahavikas Aghadi, we have announced a package for small businesses for the period of restrictions imposed, on which we extend our heartfelt welcome on behalf of the Congress party, “he said in the letter.