Combating Covid-19: Congress welcomes Centre’s financial package, CPM says not enough

Combating Covid-19: Congress welcomes Centre’s financial package, CPM says not enough

NEW DELIH: Welcoming the financial package announced by the Centre to bail out the farm community and poor affected by the 21-day country-wide lock down, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday this was the first step in the right direction in combating the coronavirus pandemic. "The government's announcement today of a financial assistance package is the first step in the right direction. India owes a debt to its farmers, daily wage earners, labourers, women & the elderly who are bearing the brunt of the ongoing lockdown", Gandhi tweeted.

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