Migrant staff from different states had been responsible for the speedy spread of the novel coronavirus in Maharashtra, MNS chief Raj Thackeray mentioned on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters after a digital interplay with Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the MNS chief mentioned the migrant labourers hailed from lacked satisfactory services to check them for coronavirus.
“Maharashtra is the most industrialised state in India which attracts a large number of workers from other states, Raj Thackeray said, adding, “the locations from the place these staff come lacked sufficient testing services.”
“During the lockdown last year, I had suggested that migrant workers who returned to their native places should be tested, but it was not done,” Thackeray instructed reporters.
Thackeray additional mentioned he requested the chief minister to permit sportspersons to affix the observe classes and to allow gymnasiums to perform with social distancing.
Talking concerning the new set of restrictions imposed in Maharashtra from Monday night time, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president mentioned all retailers needs to be saved open for a minimum of two or three days throughout this era.
As per the curbs introduced by the state authorities on Sunday, besides for the important companies retailers, medical retailers and grocery retailers, all different retailers, markets and procuring malls will probably be closed in Maharashtra until April 30.
“The government says manufacturing will be allowed during the time of restrictions but not the shops. If shops are not allowed to remain open then what’s the logic behind allowing the manufacturing activity?” he requested.
He additionally demanded that the electrical energy payments of the individuals be waived through the lockdown interval.
“Industrial production is stopped, offices are being closed and many people are losing their jobs. In such a scenario why should people pay the power bills?” he questioned.
Raj Thackeray appealed to the state authorities to advertise all the scholars of lessons 10 and 12, who’re supposed to look for the offline exams.
The authorities 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 mother and father by faculties as a result of the training is shifted to the web mode.
Replying to questions on the resignation of state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, Raj Thackeray mentioned the main focus shouldn’t be diverted from the primary situation of the conspiracy behind the planting of an explosives-laden automobile outdoors the south Mumbai residence of industrialist Mukesh Ambani in February.
“Anil Deshmukh is not important. Why did (former Mumbai police commissioner) Param Bir Singh remember the Rs 100 crore target only after his transfer. The allegations that Deshmukh set the target to some police officers to collect Rs 100 crore from hotels, restaurants and bars per month are shameful,” he mentioned.
(With inputs from PTI)