COVID-19 lockdown: States bleeding in terms of finances but no money is being allocated by Centre, says P Chidambaram at Cong CMs meet.
CMs need to deliberate, ask what is govt’s strategy to get country out of lockdown: Manmohan Singh at Cong CM’s meet
P Chidabamram tweeted
The Ministry of Health is claiming that the COVID-19 infection curve is ‘flattening’. I give below two graphs. It’s not.
It was intriguing that the Prime Minister stayed away from the announcement on national TV and left it to a notification issued by the Home Secretary.816593KP. Chidambaram@PChidambaram_IN·Unlike Lockdown 1.0 and 2.0, no objectives were spelt out for Lockdown 3.0. We think the government is obliged to spell out the objectives and the course of action after May 17.
After May 17th, what? and after May 17th, how? What criteria is Govt of India using to judge how long the lockdown is to continue: Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi during Congress Chief Ministers’ meeting. #COVID19.
Chief Ministers need to deliberate and ask as to what is the strategy of the Govt of India to get the country out of lockdown?: Senior Congress leader Dr. Manmohan Singh during Congress Chief Ministers’ meeting. #COVID19
We have sent around 1 lakh people in 3500 buses and trains, back to their home towns. I have also appealed to the migrant workers to stay as the construction work has resumed now: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. #CoronavirusLockdown
A package of Rs. 1610 crores will be released as #COVID19 financial package. One time compensation of Rs 5000 will be given to 230,000 barbers and 775,000 drivers: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. #CoronavirusLockdown
@PChidambaram_Congress President’s decision to direct PCCs to bear the cost of rail transport for migrant workers is a historic decision. Puts the Government of India to shame
Chidambaram@PChidambaram_Tamil Nadu PCC has decided to donate Rs 1 crore to TN CM to be used exclusively for bearing the transport cost. Congratulations for being the first PCC to do so.
COVID-19 lockdown: States facing dire economic crisis, they need immediate assistance, says Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel at Cong CMs meet.
Concern is people sitting in Delhi decide classification of COVID-19 zones without knowing ground reality, says Punjab CM at Cong CMs meeting.
Until extensive stimulus package is given, how will states, country run? We lost Rs 10,000 cr revenue:Raj CM Ashok Gehlot at Cong CMs meeting.