Devendra Fadnavis: Maharashtra govt repackaged Centre’s schemes for people affected by pandemic: Devendra Fadnavis


Maharashtra Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday accused the Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities of repackaging the Centre’s ongoing schemes and presenting them as its personal measures for people affected by the COVID-19 curbs. Speaking to reporters in Nagpur, the BJP chief stated the measures introduced by the Uddhav Thackeray authorities had been an eyewash, because it has merely repackaged the Centre’s schemes and offered it as its personal.

“A huge population is going to be affected due to the newly-announced curbs amid the pandemic, but it will not receive any financial assistance from this government,” Fadnavis stated.

At least 88 lakh people within the state aren’t coated within the Food Security Act due to a defective survey performed in 2011, and the chief minister has not introduced any help for these people, he stated.

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  • The chief minister on Tuesday introduced a brand new set of restrictions themed as “break the chain”, mainly prohibiting public motion and shutting non-essential companies until May 1.

    Thackeray additionally introduced a bundle of Rs 5,476 crore for road distributors, registered building staff and licenced autorickshaw drivers.

    Although the bundle was welcomed by beneficiaries and garnered some reward on social media, Fadnavis dubbed it as an eyewash.

    “The chief minister announced financial assistance to registered hawkers. It will only benefit hawkers in Mumbai and Thane, as only these cities have registered street vendors. This government does not recognise anything outside of Mumbai and Thane,” he alleged.

    The former chief minister claimed that the current authorities is unaware of the bottom actuality.

    “I urge this state government to go beyond the regular provisions to help people who will lose their livelihood in the next 15 days,” Fadnavis stated.