Chorus grows from states for more financial aid to combat virus
Captain Amarinder Singh sent a letter to PM Modi seeking special financial assistance and grant for FY21
Singh suggested a three-pronged strategy to bail out states, including a three-month financial bailout package
More and more states are demanding greater financial assistance from the Centre to help them fight covid-19. On Tuesday, two chief ministers—Captain Amarinder Singh of Punjab and Bhupesh Baghel of Chhattisgarh, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking special financial assistance and revenue grant for FY 2020-21.