New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday stated that with the surging variety of COVID-19 circumstances within the state, there’s a chance of lockdown as soon as once more within the subsequent 2 days. However a company related to the movie business, Federation of Western India Cine Staff (FWICE), has requested the CM of Maharashtra to not impose lockdown once more.
FWICE wrote a letter to the CM Uddhav Thackeray on Friday saying that the lockdown which was imposed final 12 months brought on an enormous loss to the business, which in flip, left a number of workers related to the movie business jobless. It has additionally been talked about within the letter that within the occasion of a lockdown as soon as once more, all of the folks related to the business will once more need to face big financial difficulties and the business will once more come below disaster.
The letter learn, “With the rising variety of sufferers contaminated by the Covid-19 in Maharashtra, the Authorities in in all probability planning to impose a brand new LOCKDOWN in Maharashtra, significantly in Mumbai. Although we’re involved concerning the state of affairs within the metropolis, on behalf of scores of actors staff and technicians of your complete media and leisure business, we hereby urge the Authorities to not impose any extra lockdown because it has already harmed the economic system of the leisure business earlier and that persons are making an attempt to recuperate from the losses incurred because of the earlier lockdown.”
“The monetary losses brought on by the earlier layoffs haven’t but been recovered. Many individuals are nonetheless unemployed in the present day. Unemployment would rise once more if the federal government imposes the lockdown once more. We strongly urge you and your Authorities to not impose this lockdown as soon as once more and disturb the economic system of this largest revenue-generating business. It’ll hamper the each day residing of the scores of palms working within the business. Tough occasions do come and go. The necessity of the hour is to battle this lethal illness and reduce off its unfold by taking all precautions and we within the business guarantee you of abiding by all the principles and laws’, the letter additional learn.
FWICE additionally assured that they may enhance the medical amenities on movie units and can comply with all of the precautionary measures.
When ABP Information contacted FWICE President B.N. Tiwari, he stated, “There’s an environment of concern in your complete business as a consequence of the potential of the state of affairs getting worse by the lockdown as soon as once more. That’s the reason we’ve once more requested Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray Appealed to not impose lockdown. Now we have additionally requested the Chief Minister to carry a gathering on this regard.”
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