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5 minutes agoAuthor: Rajesh Gaba
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The Yash Chopra Foundation has prepared to bear the full expenses of the vaccine of about 30,000 workers of the cinema and TV industry. The Foundation wrote in a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray that either he should be allowed to buy the vaccine or else the vaccine should be allotted.
The Foundation has stated that they would like to take full responsibility of the vaccine of the members of their association through the Federation of Western India Cine Employees Association (FWICE). They are also willing to bear the cost of transportation from vaccine to all logistics.
The lockdown has been implemented in Maharashtra from the third week of April. Then the government extended it till 15 May. Due to the lockdown, all the film and TV shooting has stopped. Because of this, employees belonging to different craft of cinema have become unemployed. Most people get money for their daily work.
Government did not respond to the demands of FWICE
FWICE has earlier sought permission to start shooting in the bio bubble. They have also done that if shooting does not start, then any relief package should be given to these employees. But the government did not respond to these demands.
We will support the government in full: FWICE
FWICE Chief Advisor Ashok Pandit said, “We have sent the request of Yash Chopra Foundation to CM. We have stated in the letter that Yash Chopra Foundation will bear the cost of vaccination of 30000 employees registered in the association. This will not bear any financial burden on the state government.” In the center where vaccination will take place, the team members of FWICE and the people of the Foundation will co-operate the government. Once called the backbone of the film industry, Valle in Employees will get vaccinated, these people will be shooting without fear Will be able to return. His daily income will start again. “