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PM’s Rs 20 lakh cr package & FM spelling out its details over next 5 days, have turned out to be a cruel joke : Sonia Gandhi

The defining image of the pandemic has been the lakhs of migrant workers, many with children, walking hundreds of kilometers, without money, food or medicines, desperate to reach their home states: Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi

Every economist of repute had advised immediate need for a massive fiscal stimulus. PM’s announcement of a grand Rs 20 lakh cr package & FM spelling out its details over next 5 days, have turned out to be a cruel joke : Sonia Gandhi at video conference meeting of 22 opposition parties

Apart from the plight of migrant workers, those cruelly ignored include the 13 cr families in the bottom half of population – tenant farmers & landless agricultural workers, retrenched workers & employees; shopkeepers & self-employed; 5.8 cr out of the 6.3 crore MSMEs : Sonia Gandhi

Every economist of repute had advised immediate need for a massive fiscal stimulus. PM’s announcement of a grand Rs 20 lakh cr package&FM spelling out its details over next 5 days,have turned out to be a cruel joke:Sonia Gandhi at video conference meeting of 22 opposition parties

Opposition parties urge the Central Govt to immediately declare cyclone Amphan as a national calamity & substantially help the states in facing the impact of this disaster: Resolution passed in the virtual meeting of 22 opposition parties

 

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