Claiming that Centre’s assets are being diverted for the “development of a brand new home for the prime minister,” Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday criticised the federal government for not placing all its assets in saving the lives of individuals at a time when the nation is combating scarcity of oxygen, vaccines and hospital beds amid a lethal covid wave.
In a tweet this morning, Gandhi wrote: “When the individuals of the nation are combating scarcity of oxygen, vaccines, hospital beds, medicines, then it could be higher if the federal government put all of the assets within the work of saving the lives of the individuals, as a substitute of developing a brand new home of 13,000 crores.”
जब देश के लोग ऑक्सीजन, वैक्सीन, हॉस्पिटल बेड, दवाओं की कमी से जूझ रहे हैं तब सरकार 13000 करोड़ से पीएम का नया घर बनवाने की बजाए सारे संसाधन लोगों की जान बचाने के काम में डाले तो बेहतर होगा। इस तरह के खर्चों से पब्लिक को मैसेज जाता है कि सरकार की प्राथमिकताएँ किसी और दिशा में हैं। pic.twitter.com/2OylP2ncJ6
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) May 4, 2021
Gandhi was referring to the brand new residence of the Prime Minister which is part of the Central Vista revamp challenge and will likely be prepared by December 2022. Its whole estimated challenge value is Rs 13,450 crore.
The Congress social gathering has been persistently vocal over Centre’s inadequacies to take care of the pandemic at this important time.
Earlier right now, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi mentioned the one method to cease the unfold of Covid-19 was a full lockdown with the safety of minimal earnings assure scheme, NYAY, for the weak sections. He additionally blamed the Centre’s “inaction” whereas harmless individuals died as a result of virus.
Priyanka has additionally beforehand hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and mentioned he wants to point out up and inform individuals how he’s going to save lots of lives. She additionally requested the federal government why India was going through an acute oxygen scarcity regardless of having one of many largest manufacturing capacities on this planet.