Order Landlords to Not collect rent for 1 month in Delhi

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Delhi has a lot of migrant population and especially for the people from North East states of India it is not possible to go home via buses or by walking. People from modest income backgrounds are having a tough time in the light of the COVID-19 lockdown and crisis. Sign the petition.

Hence we request the authorities including the Chief Minister Mr Arvind Kejriwal to kindly pass a legal order like the one passed by NOIDA DM deferring collection of the rent for all North East tenants for at least a month to start with. (Indian Express news link attached below).

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In an effort to prevent migration of labourers in the wake of the 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Noida administration has ordered landlords to not collect rent for the coming month.

In the last two days, thousands of labourers staying in rented accommodations across Noida and Greater Noida have been walking towards parts of UP to reach their homes.

“It has come to our notice that several laborers are being asked for rent which is forcing them to move out and travel back to their homes. In such a case, the possibility of the infection spreading is higher. We need to assure them the security of a house. The landlords are instructed to not collect rent for one month from any tenant labourer,” said BN Singh, DM Gautam Buddh Nagar......

https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/city-others/coronavirus-india-lockdown-noida-migrant-labourers-6336153/

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This petition is supported and initiated by

Helping Hands Society ( http://hhhelp.org/ ) and

NECC - North East Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

Members:

1.Christina Taying ( Event designer Entreprenuer )
2.Manen Longkumer (Hotelier)
3.Deoraj Gurung (Hotelier)
4.Satya Pradhan (IT Entrepreneur)
5.Rabiul Haque (Entrepreneur)
6.Rajni Subba (Beauty pageant Entrepreneur)
7.Dr. Sangeeta chanu ( film producer/Entrepreneur)
8. Jyoti Zongluzu (Advocate)
9. Koj Rinya (IFS)
10. Daniel Stone Lyndoh (Advocate Supreme Court lawyer)