New Delhi: You’ve got heard of auto-debit in your bank card payments, electrical energy payments and even TV recharges. However have you ever heard of auto-debit for the aim of economic assist? If the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has its manner, the federal government could implement a mechanism by means of which Rs 1.25 will likely be auto-debited from each checking account holder every time an Indian soldier will get killed in motion, after a one time consent by the account holder.
The VHP has already held a digital ballot floating the thought. After 95% of respondents backed the thought, the VHP wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi advocating the identical.
“Sir, there are crores of bank accounts in the country. I suggest, every time a soldier gets martyred, Rs 1.25 can be auto-debited from all bank accounts upon one time permanent grant of permission and the said amount can be directly transferred to the bank account of the deceased soldier. Thus, every Indian can pay tributes to the martyr. Not only this will help Indians to pay their debt to the deceased’s family but also can play a part in solving the family’s financial constraints,” wrote the VHP’s nationwide spokesperson Vinod Bansal.
Bansal, in his letter dated June 20, advocated that related directives be issued to all involved banks and the Reserve Financial institution of India. This suggestion comes within the wake of 20 courageous Indian troopers being martyred in a fierce conflict with China‘s Peoples Liberation Army on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley. The Prime Minister hailed the bravery of the martyred troopers saying “marte marte mare hai (They died while killing opponents)”.
Whereas the Commanding Officer of 16 Bihar Regiment, Colonel Bikumalla Santosh Babu, together with two jawans had been martyred on the evening of June 15 itself, 17 others succumbed to their accidents later.
The timing of Bansal’s suggestion is critical given not solely that the 20 households are battling an emotional trauma however looking at monetary hardship. For example, one martyr, 22-year-old Sepoy Gurbinder Singh was about to get married. He’s survived by his dad and mom, two brothers and a sister. He was the youngest among the many siblings. Equally, one other martyr from Bengal Rajesh Orang was a farmer’s son. Orang has left behind ailing dad and mom and two sisters. He was the only incomes member of the household. His elder sister is married whereas the youthful one is finding out in school.
Bansal says, “Governments do their bit. But the economic hardship for these brave families is a reality. Even if a section of India’s 130 crore population gives consent to the auto-debit idea, and trust me, many will, it will go a long way in addressing their concerns”.
Copies of this letter had been additionally despatched to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
With the BJP authorities huge on direct profit switch and championing nationalism, the VHP hopes its suggestion will likely be given due consideration by the Prime Minister’s Workplace.
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