Saying that a mini lockdown is a necessity to mitigate the severe COVID-19 situation in Maharashtra, CM Uddhav Thackeray has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggesting various measures that can be undertaken.The first measure suggested is a GST extension for three months for small and medium taxpayers. The extension has been asked for the GST of March and April.Secondly, CM Thackeray wishes for the state to be allowed to use the Gratuitous Relief of Rs 100 per adult per day and Rs 60 per child per day for all the Antodaya Anna Yojana (AAA) and Priority House Hold  (PHH) family members whose names are included in the AAA and PHH ration cards."The said expenditure may be allowed for the States Disaster Relief Fund (SDRF) during the current financial year", read the letter. Thackeray also wishes for the first instalment of the central share of SDRF to be released to the state.The letter also asked for banks to defer the instalments of small business owners and producers that are becoming due in the first quarter of the financial year.