Amid extended lockdown, Maharashtra’s cane-cutters seek help to return home

Joseph B. Hash

Over 1.5 lakh sugar cane-cutters from Beed and Ahmednagar districts in the sugar belt of Maharashtra have demanded the State government’s help to return home.

While imposing a lockdown, the State government had asked migrant sugarcane cutters to stay close to sugar mills and not return home. It had further ordered sugar mills to take care of them. However, with the lockdown extended till May 3, they want to return.

“Some sugar mills have arranged accommodation, food and other requirements while other mills have released the cane-cutters. Those who want to return to their villages have been stopped at their

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Airlines Seek Sweeping Bailout – CFO

Joseph B. Hash

The field team Airlines for The us is requesting an help bundle from the federal authorities in the form of financial loans, grants, and tax aid that could complete about $50 billion.

The help ask for marks a big escalation for the field as it promotions with the financial fallout of the unfold of the new coronavirus.

“U.S. carriers are in have to have of immediate help as the current financial ecosystem is only not sustainable,” the team stated in a assertion. “This is compounded by the actuality that the disaster does not seem to have an end in sight.”

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