Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s brother Prahlad Modi, who can also be the vp of All India Truthful Value Store Sellers’ Federation, at the moment sat in protest at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar over varied calls for of the organisation.
Prahlad Modi together with a number of different members of the All India Truthful Value Store Sellers’ Federation (AIFPSDF) gathered at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar, holding banners and elevating slogans.
“A delegation of All India Truthful Value Store Sellers’ Federation will submit a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, itemizing our long-standing calls for for the sake of our survival. With the present scenario of hike in the price of residing and overhead expenditures for working retailers, a increase of mere 20 paise per kg in our margin is a merciless joke. We request the Union authorities to grant us reduction and finish our monetary miseries,” Prahlad Modi mentioned.
He additional acknowledged that All India Truthful Value Store Sellers’ Federation will maintain a nationwide govt assembly on Wednesday and based mostly on that, their subsequent plan of action might be determined.
All India Truthful Value Store Sellers’ Federation nationwide normal secretary Biswambhar Basu informed Press Belief of India that in addition they plan to fulfill Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla tomorrow.
The All India Truthful Value Store Sellers’ Federation has been demanding compensation for loss on rice, wheat and sugar, and in addition for edible oil and pulses to be provided by way of truthful worth retailers.
It has additionally demanded that the ‘West Bengal Ration Mannequin’ of free distribution be applied throughout the nation.
Additional, the members mentioned all due margins for all of the states, together with Jammu and Kashmir, needs to be reimbursed instantly.
“We additionally demand that edible oil, pulses and LPG fuel cylinders be provided by way of truthful worth retailers. Rural areas’ truthful worth store sellers needs to be allowed to perform as direct procurement brokers for rice and wheat. Our calls for have been additionally raised by TMC MP Sougata Roy in Parliament,” Mr Basu mentioned, including that their protests will proceed till their calls for are met.
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