The Congress on Wednesday demanded the implementation of the party-proposed Nyay Yojna (minimal earnings assure scheme) to assist the poor households within the nation to deal with the scenario arising out of the nationwide lockdown.
Asserting that the get together helps the lockdown, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, nonetheless, mentioned the Congress was “deeply disenchanted” by lack of coherent technique or a transparent means forward on the a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“Expensive PM, India will adhere to the lockdown. However what steps did the federal government take to sort out the corona pandemic regardless of early warnings in February?” he requested.
In a sequence of tweets, addressed to the prime minister, Mr Surjewala mentioned, “The Congress calls for aid bundle for framers… truthful value for crops, indebtedness aid and suspension of all recoveries from farmers.”
“Expensive PM, want of the hour is to implement forthwith ”minimal earnings assure scheme” (Nyay) mooted by Rahul ji and Congress. Please switch Rs 7,500 to each Jan Dhan A/C, PM Kisan A/C & each Pension A/C to tide over diet wants of 21 days and provides free PDS ration,” he mentioned.
Forward of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the Congress had proposed, and promised to implement the Nyay scheme if voted to energy.
In his remarks, a day after PM Modi introduced a whole nationwide lockdown for 21 days to include the unfold of COVID-19, the Congress chief additionally mentioned, “We are going to rise collectively as a nation & defeat COVID2019. We stand with the lockdown however are deeply disenchanted by the dearth of coherent technique or a transparent ”means forward” in your half.”
“Please keep in mind, Attempting occasions are true take a look at of management. Is authorities able to stand up & ship,” he requested.
“The Congress calls for a complete bundle for every day wagers, MGNREGA employees, manufacturing facility employees, unorganised employees, fishermen and farm labourers,” Mr Surjewala mentioned.
He requested when the medical doctors, nurses and well being employees could have satisfactory safety and what number of isolation beds and ventilators can be found within the nation and the place.
“How will every day wagers, labourers, MGNREGA employees, Manufacturing facility employees, unorganised employees, Fishermen, Farmers & Farm Labour maintain for 21 days,” he requested.
Asserting that indebtedness aid to farmers was the one means ahead in these testing occasions as they’re the “spine” of nation’s financial system, he mentioned there needs to be a moratorium on farmer’s loans and recoveries and the federal government ought to guarantee procurement of crops at MSP.