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Lok Sabha Secretariat to Open Lock from Monday

(New Delhi)Lok Sabha Secretariat to Open Lock from Monday
According to the order issued by the Lok Sabha Secret all officers of the joint secretary rank and above will join office. The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were shut on March 24 after both houses were adjourned sine die following the passage of the Finance Bill for 2020-21, bringing a premature end to the budget session of Parliament, which was slated to conclude on April 3.
Besides them, the other staff will work on a rotational basis.

Cine Workers Body Seeks Relief from Maha Govt;Lockdown

(Mumbai)Cine Workers Body Seeks Relief from Maha Govt;Lockdown
The All India Cine Workers Association (AICWA) on Wednesday wrote to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray seeking financial assistance for its workers who have lost their livelihood due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
In his letter, AICWA president Suresh S Gupta said the Indian film industry that generates revenue to the tune of Rs 2 lakh crore was unable to feed a large chunk of its labourers who were on daily wages.
There were a few film stars and directors who have come forward to support families of such labourers but that was not enough as there are lakhs of them, he said.
As the lockdown was now extended till May 3, the AICWA requested the state government to provide Rs 5,000 per month and monthly essentials to family of each worker.

Chidambaram Provokes States to Demand Transfer of Cash to Poor

(New Delhi) Chidambaram ProvokesStates to Demand Transfer of Cash to Poor
, Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday urged CMs of states where the party is in power to unanimously demand for transfer of cash to every poor family.
He said the poor have lost their jobs and have exhausted their savings. They are now standing in lines to get free food
Chidambaram said remonetising the poor would cost only Rs 65,000 crore, which is economically viable.
Former FM Tweeted “Chief ministers Amarinder Singh, Ashok Gehlot, Bhupesh Baghel, V Narayanasami, Uddhav Thackeray and E Palaniswani should tell the prime minister today that just as LIVES are important LIVELIHOOD of the poor is important,

BJP MLA Keche Booked for Violating Lockdown Norm

(Wardha)BJP MLA Ke che Booked for Violating Lockdown Norm
Maharashtra BJP MLA Dadarao Keche asked people to gather at his residence to get free ration on the occasion of his birthday
The BJP MLA from Arvi in Wardha district had allegedly announced he is going to distribute free ration to the poor and labourers on his birthday and asked them to assemble outside his residence on Sunday at 9 am.
Responding to his appeal, hundreds of people from Arvi town and nearby areas gathered outside his house in violation of social distancing norms and prohibitory orders.
Some local residents informed the police about the gathering.