West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday that the state’s banks will start functioning as normal, full-time from Thursday. During the second wave of the Kovid-19 pandemic in the state, the working hours of the bank changed several times in view of the increasing cases of corona virus infection. The normal timing of the bank is from 10 am to 4 pm.
Kolkata. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday. That the state banks will start functioning in the normal way, full time from Thursday. During the second wave of the Kovid-19 pandemic in the state, the working hours of the bank changed several times in view of the increasing cases of corona virus infection. Banerjee said, “There is a need for full-time working in banks now. Many new accounts are being opened because of the ‘Lakshmi Bhandar’ scheme. Therefore, we have decided to allow banks to function as per normal schedule.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Said
That the normal timing of the bank is from 10 am to 4 pm. Around 1.6 crore people expected to be a part of the ‘Lakshmi Bhandar’ scheme. Which promised by Trinamool Congress in its election manifesto. Under this scheme, women head of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe families will get one thousand rupees per month. Whereas, financial assistance of Rs 500 per month will provided to the women head of the general category families.
The Dates Of The Pending By-Elections Should Be Announced Immediately
Reiterating her demands to the Election Commission, Mamta Banerjee said. That the situation of Kovid-19 in Bengal is completely under control. And the Election Commission should immediately announce the dates of the pending by-elections for the seven assembly seats in the state. He also said that the Election Commission should ensure that the democratic rights of the people not curtailed. It has already been four months since the elections were over, Banerjee said.
Democratic Rights Should Not Curtailed
By-elections are to held in seven assembly seats of West Bengal, Jangipur, Shamsherganj, Khardha, Bhawanipur, Dinahata, Shantipur and Goshaba. According to Trinamool Congress (TMC) sources, the chief minister, who lost Nandigram seat to BJP’s Shubhendu Adhikari, may contest from her home constituency Bhawanipur assembly constituency.
And now the Kovid-19 situation is also completely under control. People have the right to cast their vote. They (ECI) had sought opinion from political parties.” He said at the state secretariat, “I think the Election Commission should immediately announce the dates for the by-elections. Because we should not curtail the democratic rights of the people.”