Opposition Parties Meet Amid Corona Crisis, Sonia’s Cruel Joke With Public – India News Live
India News Live came up with the news of the 22 opposition parties, including the Congress, met through video conference on Friday to discuss the situation of migrant workers in the midst of the corona virus epidemic and the steps taken by the government to tackle the current crisis. Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who was presiding over the meeting, termed the Narendra Modi government's Rs 20 lakh crore economic package as a cruel joke to the public and alleged that the government was working against the spirit of federalism and all powers were confined to the Prime Minister's Office Has happened.
Prior to the beginning of the discussion in this meeting, the leaders paid tribute to the people killed due to the two-minute silence 'Amfan' cyclone. Then passed a resolution urging the central government to immediately declare it a national disaster and West Bengal and Help be given to Odisha. Leaders of 22 opposition parties, including Congress, attended the meeting, although Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party abstained from this meeting. According to sources, the issue of workers was mainly discussed in the meeting. Recent changes in labor laws were also discussed in some states. India News Live always display news updates in front of you.
Sonia said in the meeting, "I believe the government was not sure about the parameters of the lockdown. He also has no strategy to get out of it. ”He alleged that this was after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an economic package of Rs 20 lakh crore and then for five days by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Proved to be a cruel joke. Daily Mail India reports According to Sonia, many of us like-minded parties have demanded that money be added to the accounts of the poor, free ration to all families and bus and train facilities to migrant workers going home. We had also demanded that a 'Salary Assistance Fund' should be created for the protection of employees and employers. But our request was ignored. "The government has also stopped demonstrating itself to be democratic," he alleged. All powers are limited to the PMO. The spirit of federalism, which is an integral part of our Constitution, has been forgotten. There is no indication of when the meeting of the two houses of parliament or the standing committees will be called. "
In this meeting, apart from Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, senior Congress leaders Ahmed Patel, Ghulam Nabi Azad, KC Venugopal, Mallikarjun Kharge and Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary, former Prime Minister and JD (S) leader HD Deve Gowda, Sharad Pawar and Prafulla of Nationalist Congress Party Patel joined Mamata Banerjee and Derek O'Brien from Trinamool Congress, Uddhav Thackeray and Sanjay Raut from Shiv Sena and MK Stalin from DMK. CPI-M's Sitaram Yechury, JMM's Hemant Soren, CPI's D Raja, Democratic Janata Dal's Sharad Yadav, National Conference's Omar Abdullah, RJD's Tejashwi Yadav and Manoj Jha, RLD's Jayant Chaudhary, RLSP's Upendra Kushwaha, AIUDF's Badruddin Ajmal , PK Kunalikutty of IUML, Jitan Ram Manjhi of Hum, Jose K. of Kerala Congress (M). Mani, RK's NK Premachandran, Swabhimani Party's Raju Shetty, Tamil Nadu's party VCK's Thole Thirumavalan and GJS's Kondandaram attended the meeting. Daily Mail India is the news updater in the whole India. Stay with Daily Mail India to get latest updates about news.