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Siddaramaiah asks Karnataka govt to provide rice, financial help to distressed families

Prime News, Karnataka, Health, Disease, Food, Finance, Vaccine, Bengaluru, May 10:-Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly, Siddarmaaiah, has written to Chief Minister B S Yediyuappa in the backdrop of lockdown being enforced in the state from Monday (May 10).
Siddaramaiah has asked the Chief Minister to lay stress on installation of district-wise oxygen units and set up Covid hospitals based on the availability of oxygen and also to set up temporary Covid hospitals.
He wants to stop sale of vaccine in the black market and address shortage of ICU, ventilators, oxygen beds, etc., and set up temporary hospitals in marriage halls, stadiums and hostels immediately.
Siddaramaiah has suggested giving 10 kg rice per head to all people along with food kits containing pulses, cooking oil and other things.
He has demanded payment of Rs 10,000 to all the BPL families, artisans, farmers, workers, drivers and other working people.
The senior Congress leader also wants proper packages to be announced after holding meetings, to small, micro, cottage industries, owners of vehicles, etc.
In a series of tweets, Siddaramaiah said that the lockdown that has been imposed in the state has brought hardship to people. “More than coronavirus disease, people of the state are suffering because of the sick Karnataka BJP. Lockdown being implemented from Monday is mired in confusion and it need not come as a surprise if rural people revolt against it. (NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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