IMPHAL: Manipur guest workers numbering a total 101 together with their families living and working at Kakkan Ernakulam, Kochi were provided adequate and additional relief materials by the Kerala government along with AIYF, AISF, NFIW comrades of Kerala.
The action came following a report received by MSC, AISF that the workers were surviving in tough conditions due to lockdown for C0VID-19.
In a press release issued by the Secretary MSC K.H Himalay of All India Youth Federation stated that comrades of AIYF, AISF of Kerala inspected the conditions of the workers and even helped out to bring solution through the government’s concerned department regarding payment of their monthly rent.
Two meals each day were distributed from the community kitchen with sufficient necessary food items to all the Manipuri workers and workers of other states, all arranged for aid through office of Kanayanur Ernakulam by the Kerala state government.
MSC AIYF expressed gratitude that under the directives of Kerala state government Manipur guest workers were also given full-time salaries of their respective companies and appealed the government of Manipur to take up such helping measures in the state likewise.
The online portal www.tengbang.in was opened to reach out helping hands for the people living outsides the state which is a highly appreciable measure taken up by the state government, MSC AIYF stated in the press release. However, stating that since there are numerous guest workers who have not acquired knowledge of online application and sorts of technology based ideas, the MSC AIYF appealed the state government to help them out.
Comrades of AIYF Andhra Pradesh also home delivered essential food items and commodities for the stranded student studying at various institutions in Guntur after a report was received by MSC AIYF.
MSC AIYF in the press release mentioned that their contact number 7005060359, 7005858148, 9856378887 can be contacted by people working or studying outside the state for any assistance, and assured that the front will be reaching out to them at any time.