News Cover
Politics

TMC Slams Centre For Announcing Lockdown Extension Without Clarifying Covid-19 Situation

Mamata led TMC government and the BJP are locked in a war of words over visit of central teams to assess COVID-19 situation in West Bengal.

Mamata led TMC authorities and the BJP are locked in a disagreement over go to of central groups to evaluate COVID-19 scenario in West Bengal.

TMC chief and MP Saugato Roy mentioned he was questioning whether or not the Centre was severe to revive the economic system and supply monetary bundle to states to fight adversity because of the pandemic.

  • PTI Kolkata
  • Last Updated: May 1, 2020, 11:13 PM IST

The Trinamool Congress on Friday criticised the BJP-led central authorities for extending the lockdown by two weeks from May four with out giving an account of the prevailing coronavirus scenario and “failing” to chalk out a roadmap for revival of the economic system reeling underneath the COVID-19 outbreak.

The authorities on Friday introduced {that a} “limited” lockdown, together with suspension of inter-state journey, air and practice providers, will proceed to stay in pressure for an additional two weeks all through the nation from May four however some actions could be allowed after classifying areas into Red, Orange and Green zones.

“We have nothing to say about the extension of the lockdown for two more weeks as our party has already said that we would go by the Centre’s decision on the lockdown,” veteran TMC chief and MP Saugato Roy mentioned over telephone.

“But the Union government should come out clean on various issues including the exact reasons for extending the lockdown,” he mentioned.

He questioned whether or not the Centre was severe to revive the economic system and supply monetary bundle to states to fight adversity because of the pandemic.

“We all know we’re within the midst of a pandemic. But the federal government should clarify whether or not the scenario is underneath management or not. It ought to make clear whether or not group transmission has began.

“The country is waiting to hear from the Centre about a roadmap and an outlook on how the economy would be revived, how to help the unorganized and agricultural sectors. But there is no such assurance so far,” he mentioned.

The TMC and the BJP are locked in a disagreement over go to of central groups to evaluate COVID-19 scenario in West Bengal.

The Union authorities order, which introduced the extension of the lockdown invoking the Disaster Management Act, mentioned a restricted variety of actions will stay prohibited all through the nation, regardless of the zone.

These prohibited actions embody journey by air, rail, metro and inter-state motion by highway.

Related posts

Leave a Comment