A lot of the members younger or previous are completely depending on the movie and TV trade. Zhuleka informs, “The lads are driving rickshaws and doing odd jobs however our ladies members can’t do these jobs. Ramadan is happening and I hold getting calls from my members asking if they may get some assist in the type of ration from the producers in order that it may assist them in the course of the holy month of Ramadan. We’re actually helpless and wish the CM and the producers to come back ahead and assist the Mahila Kalakar Sangh.”
With solely a month for the monsoon to reach, many of the members have to arrange their properties to face the rains. Zhuleka stated, “Fairly a number of of them stay within the slums and haven’t got tarpaulin to avoid wasting themselves from the rain and work is nowhere in sight. I might subsequently need CM Uddhav Thackeray to grasp our plight too. Ek Nazar Hum Pe Bhi Daaliye. Trade ka bhi bada yogdaan raha hain Maharashtra ke progress mein.”
There are about 700 younger and senior ladies who’re members of the Mahila Kalakar and have been the primary casualties within the first lockdown and once more within the second lockdown. Deeba Khan who’s an energetic member of the division stated, “The primary lockdown completed. No matter financial savings we had and the assistance we received from the trade seniors helped us. We had began working however once more the lockdown occurred. And pointers once more have made us the primary casualties and we would be the final ones to return on set.”
Deeba has 12 members in her household and it is just her sister who works outdoors the trade and is supporting your entire household. Deeba says, “I’ve a sister however 80 % of the employees are completely depending on the revenue from the movie trade.”
Within the first lockdown not solely did the trade come out to assist, even the members of the affiliation reached out to the members of Mahila Kalakar who wanted monetary assist. However with a month handed within the second lockdown nobody has come ahead to assist.