Imphal, April 8
Disabled Development Association Manipur (DDAM) and State Platform of Disabled People’s Organisations (SPDPO) have appreciated the government of Manipur Particularly the Chief Minister of Manipur and the Social Welfare Minister for releasing fund to the caregiver of the Disabled persons from the Chief Ministergi Shottharabasinggi tengbang fund at a time when the disabled people of the state are facing extreme miseries due to the ongoing lockdown inorder to contain the coronavirus.
The DDAM however expressed unhappy to the inaction of the so call social workers as well as MLAs to the problem being face by the disabled people. It said some have no means for survival as they have stopped working due to the lockdown called.
On the other hand, when the disabled people have no place to earn even a single money gas agency are charging money against the assurance to provide free filled LPG cylinder for three months under the Ujjwala Yojana Gas Connection scheme by the government. President of the State Platform of Disabled People’s Organisations (SPDPO) Md. Yunus khan, urged the Chief Minister to look into the matter.
Rabi Takhellambam, a resident of Kairembikhok Mayai Leikai, ThoubaI District has been in the field of Journalism for more than 10 years. Rabi, is well known for his reporting from Thoubal side and Indo-Myanmar border. Rabi is also a member of All Manipur Working Journalist Union, the parent body of Journalist Union in Manipur. He can be contacted by email at [email protected]