Haryana youth dress up as grooms to protest against unemployment outside CM Manohar Lal Khattar's residence | WATCH
Unemployed youth carry out a protest outside the Haryana Chief Minister’s residence against rising unemployment in the state. The youth protested outside the Chief Minister’s residence by dressing up as grooms and also bringing a band to accompany them.
The reports of protest comes in the wake of the Unemployment ranking by the CMIE reports which had put Haryana at the very top of the unemployment ranking with 37.4 percent unemployment rate.
In the video, the people partaking in the protest can be seen wearing turbans used and worn during wedding ceremonies. The band members, as well as the protesting youth can also be seen dancing and marching on.
Some protesting youth can also be seen wearing the groom’s attire as they dance and protest against the Manohar Lal Khattar government’s inadequacy in dealing with unemployment in the state. The protesting youth can also be seen holding placards that question the government on unemployment.
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CMIE unemployment report
The CMIE report was released recently in which Haryana was at the forefront of the Unemployment ranking with 37.4 per cent in December. After Haryana, Rajasthan came in second with 28.5 percent and then Delhi at 20.8 percent. Bihar and Jharkhand followed behind at 19.1 percent at 18 percent respectively.
Haryana Chief Minister take on CMIE report
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had thwarted the claims and termed the CMIE reports as baseless and beyond fact. Khattar, while expanding on the CMIE reports, also said that the CMIE figures were based off of a very small survey. He also added that in the past 8 years, 50,000 MSME industries have been set up in the state and around 33,06,635 people have benefited from them.
CM Manohar Lal Khattar also said that the state government has hiked the annual income limit of BPL families from Rs 1.20 lakh to Rs 1.80 lakh. He also termed the move by Haryana government to increase the income of BPL families to be unprecedented
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