Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had said in his address on Friday in view of the fast growing corona cases across Maharashtra and Mumbai that it may be decided to put a lockdown once again in the next two days. But the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE), an organization associated with the film industry, has requested to write a letter to the Chief Minister and not to put a lockdown again.
In this letter written on Friday, FWICE has said that the lockdown imposed last year had caused huge losses to the film industry and posed an employment crisis in front of millions of laborers, technicians and artists. It has been written in the letter that in the event of a lockdown once again, all the people associated with the industry will again have to face huge economic difficulties and the industry will again come into deep crisis.
Bollywood appeals not to impose lockdown again, writes letter to CM Uddhav Thackeray
According to this letter to the Chief Minister, “During the lockdown last year, all the big producers, actors and actresses associated with the industry shared financial support for the daily wage laborers belonging to the crisis-hit media and entertainment industry. Relief was provided to the lone earning members of the families. But this time all the producers and artists are not in a position to help these laborers and technicians themselves. is.”
It has been written in the letter that the last time the lockdown was imposed, all the people associated with the industry had to lose their jobs, who have not got work yet. It is further written in the letter that once again the lockdown is imposed, a large number of people may have to lose employment again.
When ABP News, FWICE President B.C. N. When contacted Tiwari on this whole issue, he said, “There is an atmosphere of fear in the entire industry due to the possibility of the situation getting worse by the lockdown once again. That is why we have again asked Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray Appealed not to impose lockdown. We have also asked the Chief Minister to hold a meeting in this regard. ”