‘Shield of humanity’: Shiv Sena’s rare praise for Shivraj Singh Chouhan govt

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Saturday singled out the Shivraj Singh Chouhan authorities for reward for saying a month-to-month pension for youngsters who’ve misplaced their dad and mom, saying this could possibly be a task mannequin for different states.

The Sena, in its mouthpiece Saamana, stated state and central governments must take cognizance of youngsters who had turn into orphans because of Covid-19 and have to be given the “protect of humanity”.

The Madhya Pradesh authorities on Thursday introduced that youngsters who misplaced their dad and mom or guardians to Covid-19 will likely be supplied free training and a 5,000 month-to-month pension. The state will even bear the bills of training of those youngsters.

The editorial in Saamana, which spoke concerning the plight of youngsters who had misplaced their dad and mom, welcomed the initiative.

“Many youngsters are unaware that their dad and mom who’re preventing Covid might not return from the hospital. The federal government must maintain these orphaned youngsters by changing into their guardian. Whether or not it’s the Union authorities or the State, they must be aware of these youngsters and provides them the protect of humanity the way in which Madhya Pradesh’s Shivraj Chouhan has achieved,” the editorial stated.

In Maharashtra the place the Shiv Sena leads the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi coalition authorities, the state authorities earlier this week determined to type a job drive in every district below the collector to determine youngsters who’ve been orphaned because of Covid-19 to make sure their security.

The editorial added that many have expressed concern over the difficulty and a number of other discussions have been taking place about it. “In Maharashtra too the dialogue occurred over this subject however Madhya Pradesh didn’t merely focus on this severe matter and introduced that they might give pension to such youngsters,” the editorial stated in a vital tone.

Madhya Pradesh was one of many first states to place the highlight on the plight of youngsters orphaned because of Covid-19 and take steps to make sure that unscrupulous folks don’t exploit the scenario. A number of different states adopted go well with.

On Thursday, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal additionally introduced that the federal government will present free training to youngsters who’ve misplaced their dad and mom to Covid-19 and prolong monetary help to all these, particularly senior residents, who’ve misplaced the one incomes member of their household to the illness.

On Thursday, Chhattisgarh had declared that the federal government can pay for the training of youngsters who’ve misplaced their dad and mom to Covid-19. Below the scheme, a month-to-month stipend of 500 will likely be paid to such youngsters from Courses 1 to eight and 1,000 per 30 days from Courses 9 to 12.

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