Kavinder hails Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package

Senior BJP leader Kavinder Gupta distributing essentials in Gandhi Nagar Constituency on Wednesday.

JAMMU: Appreciating and hailing Union Government’s announcement of Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package to help India fight the Coronavirus pandemic, Former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta said every effected section of society shall be benefited by the world’s largest economic package and make India revive its economy and self-reliant.
Gupta said that the package also includes earlier announced relief package of Rs 1.7 lakh crore by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to help the poor of the country to navigate through these bad times. However, UT and Central government efforts alone will not be enough. Therefore, it is important for citizens, civic bodies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) as well as industry leaders, to come together to help the marginalized section. So far, some NGOs, business men, Govt employees and Trusts have tried to ease the distress of marginalized individuals during the lockdown, but every privileged person should come forward for the noble cause, he stated.
Gupta appealed to the people to adopt at least one family in the neighborhood who are under deprived and can’t afford food and other essentials.
Earlier, Kavinder Gupta accompanied by BJP Jammu District president Vinay Gupta, Secretary Mahila Morcha Neha Mahajan, District General Secretary Ankush Gupta, Mandal president Neeraj Lucky Puri and other prominent business men of the area visited Digiana, Kunjwani, Nanak Nagar, Trikuta Nagar, Bahu area and Narwal to distribute ration kits, sanitizers, face masks, vegetables and other items such sanitary napkins, Chappals and other items.
Meanwhile, Kavinder Gupta was contacted by many stranded persons belonging to erstwhile District Doda, with an appeal to get them deported to their respective villages. They brought to the notice of BJP leader that majority of the stranded persons private sector workers/daily rated wage earners and live in rented accommodation and under current circumstances they have left with no money to pay the rents, grocery bills. They appealed that many students are also struck who are facing similar situation. Gupta assured them that all such persons shall soon be identified and said many such stranded persons have been shifted to their native places. Gupta said he is a call away and such people should immediately call the BJP volunteers engaged in the cause and all the contact numbers in the public domain.