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MPCC urges to double monthly ration quotas of daily wage earners

IT News
Imphal, April 3
The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) has urged the Government of Manipur to increase monthly ration quotas of daily wage earners and labourers by 50% for the period of COVID-19 pandemic.
In a statement released by Kh. Devabrata, General Secretary cum Spokesperson of the MPCC, the party showed serious concern about the terrible statewide financial stress particularly among the poors, widows, daily wage earners, safai karamcharis and labourers during the nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Workers of these sectors are facing very difficult livelihood challenges at this time and they cannot overcome it alone”, the statement said.
The MPPC further demanded the government of Manipur to release pending wages payment to MNERGA Card holders, Safai Karamcharies in the Municipalities, district Council, Small towns, Panchayats, Nagar Panchayats etc. The party also demanded the government to release the yearly pensions of widows old aged persons and differently abled persons

Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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