Country disappointed by Prime Minister Modi’s failure to address migrant issues: Congress | India News
Chief Speaker of Congress Randeep Surjewala said the gigantic human tragedy harrowing migrant workers walking back home is necessary compassion, care and safe return.
“Dear Prime Minister, what you said today gives the country and the media a HEADLINE,” he said on Twitter.
“When the ‘blank page’ is filled with ‘Heartfelt Help from the People,’ the nation and the Congress party will respond.
1 / 2Dear PM, what you said today gives the country and the media a HEADLINE. When the “blank page” is filled with … https://t.co/SZEP61Mg0Q
– Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) 1589298801000
2 / 2Dear PM, the gigantic heartbreaking human tragedy of migrant workers walking back home needed compassion, car … https://t.co/fWczCUYZlN
– Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) 1589298891000
“India is deeply disappointed by its total lack of empathy, sensitivity and lack of attention to the problems of millions of migrant workers,” he said in a series of tweets.
His colleague Manish Tewari also tweeted: “The Prime Minister’s speech can be summed up in one word: HUNTING FOR HEADLINES. ONE ISSUE -20 LAKH CRORES. NO DETAILS.”
– @ PMOIndia’s speech can be summed up in one word: HUNTING OF HOLDERS. A NUMBER -20 LAKH CRORES. WITHOUT DETAILS.
– Manish Tewari (@ManishTewari) 1589295829000
However, Rajasthan Prime Minister Ashok Gehlot welcomed the financial package announced by the Prime Minister.
“The financial package announced by PM Modi Ji was highly anticipated. Better late than never. We welcome this. Now, when details emerge, we would know exactly how different sectors would benefit, “he tweeted.
The financial package announced by Prime Minister Modi ji was highly anticipated. Better late than never, देर आए दुरुस्त आए. We welco … https://t.co/syh5SUNwEK
– Ashok Gehlot (@ ashokgehlot51) 1589299671000
Another spokesman for Congress, Abhishek Singhvi, said his party had requested a tax injection last month and gave comparative figures for other countries and lamented a measly 0.7 percent of GDP.
“If substantially, specifically, the new proposal is 10 pc of GDP, it would be great. Both God and the devil lie in details, not available. 10 pc should be additional, not counting the old pre-crown schemes,” he tweeted.
20 लाख करोड़ के पैकेज की घोषणा मोदी जी की उसी जुबान से हुई है जिससे हम पहले भी कई आसमानी घोषणाएं सुन चुके हैं | देख… https://t.co/nS4hleDwJS
– Abhishek Singhvi (@DrAMSinghvi) 1589297036000
Congress spokesman Jaiveer Shergill said: “Hoping that the Rs 20 lakh rupee package is not written with the same pen that was used to make promises to give everyone Rs 15 lakh, clean up ‘Maa Ganga’, recover black money in 100 days, transform Varanasi to Kyoto and end terrorism with demonetization. ”
In a major push to revive the economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Tuesday a package of Rs 20 lakh crore, which combines recent government announcements about support for key sectors as well as measures implemented by the Reserve Bank of the India.
In a televised address to the nation, the Prime Minister said details about the fourth phase of the blockade will be released before May 18, adding that it will be different from previous phases.