President HPCC Kumari Selja held a meeting with Congress MPs, MLAs through VC on the Corona epidemic

President HPCC Kumari Selja held a meeting with Congress MPs, MLAs through VC on the Corona epidemic

The Voice of Chandigarh News: T S Bedi

President Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee Kumari Selja today held a meeting with Congress MPs, MLAs, former state presidents and candidates for Lok Sabha elections through video conferencing on the Corona epidemic.

In the meeting, Kumari Selja discussed with the party leaders about the Corona epidemic and the problems being faced by people of the state in the lockdown, as well as the steps being taken by the Congress party at the district and block levels.

Leader of Congress Legislature Party Bhupinder Singh Hooda, CWC Member Randeep Singh Surjewala, Kuldeep Bishnoi, Former Leader of Congress Legislature Party Kiran Choudhry, MP Deepender Hooda, former State President Phoolchand Mullana, former Minister Ajay Yadav, all Congress MLAs, former MPs including many senior leaders were also present in this meeting.

In the meeting, the leaders mainly raised the issues related to problems being faced by farmers in crop harvesting and purchase. Along with this, many other issues were also raised such as unemployment, the disastrous economic situation, problem of daily wage labourers, poor labourers not getting free rations, lack of PPE kit and masks, and the government not taking support of MLAs in the corona relief work.

Congress leaders demanded giving relief to people of the state on the lines of the government of Punjab, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh besides giving three months pension to the widows, differentlyabled and old age persons.

Apart from this, suggestions like waiving the electricity bill of three months were also given. It was also suggested that a large scale economic recovery road map should be rolled out by the government to reduce the impact on the state’s industry due to lockdown in the state. Apart from this, it was also suggested that instead of deducting ten percent salary of the employees in the state, the discretionary funds of ministers and chief minister should be closed for two years. 

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