Migrant staff from different states have been answerable for the speedy unfold of the novel coronavirus in Maharashtra, MNS chief Raj Thackeray mentioned on Tuesday. Talking to reporters after a digital interplay with Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the MNS chief mentioned the migrant labourers hailed from lacked ample services to check them for coronavirus.
“Maharashtra is probably the most industrialised state in India which attracts a lot of staff from different states, Raj Thackeray mentioned, including, “the locations from the place these staff come lacked sufficient testing services.”
“In the course of the lockdown final 12 months, I had instructed that migrant staff who returned to their native locations ought to be examined, but it surely was not carried out,” Thackeray advised reporters.
Thackeray additional mentioned he requested the chief minister to permit sportspersons to hitch the follow classes and to allow gymnasiums to operate with social distancing.
Speaking concerning the new set of restrictions imposed in Maharashtra from Monday evening, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president mentioned all outlets ought to be stored open for at the very least two or three days throughout this era.
As per the curbs introduced by the state authorities on Sunday, aside from the important providers outlets, medical outlets and grocery outlets, all different outlets, markets and procuring malls will likely be closed in Maharashtra until April 30.
“The federal government says manufacturing will likely be allowed through the time of restrictions however not the outlets. If outlets are usually not allowed to stay open then what is the logic behind permitting the manufacturing exercise?” he requested.
He additionally demanded that the electrical energy payments of the individuals be waived through the lockdown interval.
“Industrial manufacturing is stopped, workplaces are being closed and many individuals are dropping their jobs. In such a state of affairs why ought to individuals pay the facility payments?” he questioned.
Raj Thackeray appealed to the state authorities to advertise all the scholars of courses 10 and 12, who’re supposed to seem for the offline exams.
The federal government ought to talk about with banks the problems like restoration of loans and arrears from the individuals, he added.
The MNS chief additionally mentioned that full charges shouldn’t be charged from dad and mom by colleges as a result of the schooling is shifted to the web mode.
Replying to questions on the resignation of state Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh, Raj Thackeray mentioned the main focus shouldn’t be diverted from the principle difficulty of the conspiracy behind the planting of an explosives-laden car outdoors the south Mumbai residence of industrialist Mukesh Ambani in February.
“Anil Deshmukh will not be necessary. Why did (former Mumbai police commissioner) Param Bir Singh bear in mind the Rs 100 crore goal solely after his switch. The allegations that Deshmukh set the goal to some law enforcement officials to gather Rs 100 crore from inns, eating places and bars monthly are shameful,” he mentioned.
(With inputs from PTI)