Will Ensure Direct Cash Transfer To Underprivileged In Bengal If Elected: Congress

In Chhatisgarh we’ve channelised over Rs 5,700 to the pocket of each poor particular person: Adhir Chowdhury


Slamming the TMC authorities in West Bengal for not doing something for migrant employees who returned to the state throughout the lockdown, Congress Parliamentary Celebration chief Adhir Chowdhury Wednesday mentioned the get together will guarantee direct money switch to each poor within the state if elected to energy.

Mr Chowdhury mentioned Congress had mooted the proposal of direct money switch to the migrant labourers with the target to make sure that the poor have sufficient liquid money within the lockdown and put up lockdown scenario and the centre had introduced a Rs 50,00zero crore challenge for them.

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi had advocated giving liquid money to each poor particular person within the nation because the get together’s ballot promise earlier than the 2019 Lok Sabha ballot, he mentioned.

“It was not empty promise. In Chhatisgarh we’ve already channelised over Rs 5,700 to the pocket of each poor particular person. We are going to guarantee it’s carried out in West Bengal too if we’re elected to ower within the 2021 state election,” the Congress chief mentioned.

He mentioned it was because of the West Bengal authorities’s angle that the migrant labourers from Bengal are but to get the advantages of the central challenge because the state didn’t ship the required checklist of districts having 25,00zero migrant labourers.

Expressing doubts whether or not Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was “in any respect involved” concerning the plight of migrant employees who left the state after the lockdown, he mentioned in a video mesage, “Didi (Banerjee) at the least spare a thought for them. After struggling such grave monetary misery throughout the lockdown and return to their residence state, they needed to depart once more as they discovered little employment alternatives right here”.

Stating that migrant employees contribute to the state’s economic system by sending cash to their households, Mr Chowdhury, who can be the WBPCC president, mentioned “However you (Banerjee) haven’t any time to consider them.”

He mentioned, “The migrant labourers from the state are disadvantaged of the central package deal as you haven’t despatched the names of districts having 25,00zero migrant labour inhabitants, which is a standards for getting the fund.”


“Whereas many different states like Chhatisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh have been capable of avail the fund for his or her migrant employees by compiling the required checklist and sending it to the Centre, West Bengal performed traunt … The Mamata Banerjee authorities doesn’t appear to have any plan for its personal folks,” he mentioned.

Evaluating the TMC authorities’s announcement of a number of social welfare campaigns beforethe Meeting ballot to the top of season ”Chaitra sale” (low cost gives by shopkeepers in Bengal within the Hindu month of Chaitra to draw prospects earlier than Bengali New Yr), the Congress MP mentioned, “All of a sudden Didi has woken as much as folks”s points after ten years in energy”.

“With the elections not far away she (Banerjee) is saying one challenge after one other. From ”Didi ke bolo” (Inform Didi), to ”Duare Sarkar” (authorities on the doorstep) to ”Paray Paray Samadhan” (resolution to native issues).

“You (Banerjee) speak about Swasthya Sathi. Do you may have perception in state well being schemes? In any other case why do your close to ones go overseas for therapy?” he mentioned.

Mr Chowdhury alleged that West Bengal authorities can be not bothered concerning the enhance within the costs of important commodities. The Congress chief demanded that members of Kurmi neighborhood dwelling in Purulia be given ST standing.

“As soon as I had raised the problem in Parliament and took up the matter with the Centre. I used to be informed that the Centre will do its bit after the federal government adopts a decision within the Meeting for granting ST standing to the Kurmi neighborhood. So please do the needful,” he added.

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