Rahul Gandhi demanded packages for small, medium companies and daily wage laborers.
New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday mentioned that the coronavirus has affected small, medium businessmen and daily wage laborers the most and the authorities, as an alternative of clapping, must launch an economic package for them.
In his tweet, he additionally mentioned, “Clapping for these people will not help them. Instead, they need a huge economic package such as cash help, tax breaks, and debt repayment.”
“The government needs to take immediate steps,” he mentioned in one other tweet.
His feedback comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a handle to the nation on Thursday mentioned, “For the final 2 months, hundreds of thousands are working day and evening in hospitals and airports and people serving others by not caring for themselves.
On 22 March, at 5’o clock, we must always stand on our doorways, balconies, in our home windows and hold clapping palms and ringing the bells for five minutes to salute and encourage them.”
“I also request the local administration of the entire country. On 22 March, at 5 o’clock inform people about this with the sound of a siren,” he mentioned.
The prime minister had urged residents to observe ‘Janata Curfew’ from 7 am to 9 pm on Sunday to comprise the unfold of coronavirus.
The whole variety of optimistic instances of coronavirus has climbed to 283, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare mentioned on Saturday.