Shiv Sena Bala Saheb Thackeray Jammu and Kashmir unit held a protest demonstration here at Sidco Chowk Bari Brahmana today. They demanded interest on bank loan and electricity bills to be waived off for last six months.
Under the leadership of party UT President, Manish Sahni dozens of Shiv Sainiks including Mahila Wing President, Meenakshi Chhibber, General Secretary, Vikas Bakshi and Secretary Raj Singh, while shouting slogans for above demands appealed to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to provide relief to the people.
Meenakshi Chhibber in her address said that due to the present Covid-19 crisis almost all the works are halted. “Supreme Court has tossed the ball into central government’s court regarding the interest rates waive off, now let’s see will PM Modi give some relief to the public or will ignore,” Chibber asked.
Vikas Bakshi said that during the corona crisis, the Prime Minister’s relief package of 20 lakh crores remained only in air. If interest rates and electricity bills are waived off, it will being a big relief to common man.
Secretary Raj Singh said that after the removal of Article 370, the industrial units of Jammu and Kashmir are on the verge of closure, the reduction in consumption has had an impact on production and employment and people are even forced to work at half pay.
In such a situation, it has become nearly impossible to pay an installment of bank loan. However, wave off of interest rates and electric bills will be a great relief for the masses.
Several Shiv Sainiks including working President Ashwani Gupta , Joint Secretaries Raju Salaria, Sanjeev Sudan, Pawan Singh were present on the occasion.