“Even if we call 10 times, ministers in West Bengal do not pick the calls…That is the situation,” Union minister Pratima Bhoumik mentioned in Lok Sabha whereas replying to queries on the implementation of a central authorities scheme within the state.
While elevating a supplementary question throughout Question Hour on Tuesday, Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury mentioned it has change into a behavior in West Bengal of not taking calls and never listening to us, as he took a swipe on the ruling Trinamool Congress within the state.
There had been loud protests within the House by Trinamool Congress members towards the remarks by the minister and Chowdhury.
BJP member from West Bengal S S Ahluwalia raised supplementary questions associated to the implementation of PM-DAKSH scheme within the state and requested whether or not the minister would speak to the officers involved to type out the problems.
Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi (PM-DAKSH) goals at skilling the youth of assorted backward courses, together with Scheduled Castes.
Bhoumik, who’s a Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, mentioned, “Even if we call ministers in West Bengal 10 times, the ministers do not pick the calls.” And those that are with the ministers are also scared to share the ministers’ cellular numbers. This is the scenario, she mentioned as members within the Treasury benches shouted on the TMC counterparts.
Chowdhury urged the minister to assist develop Murshidabad and mentioned that it has change into a behavior for individuals in West Bengal to not attend to calls and “not listen to us”.
The chief of Congress within the House represents Berhampore constituency in West Bengal.
In response, Bhoumik mentioned that for the previous one yr since she turned a minister, she has been attempting to distribute home equipment value Rs 12 crore to differentially-abled and senior residents within the district however has not been profitable.
An evaluation has been accomplished for 16,000 individuals and “we are ready to give the appliances but we are not getting help”.
The BJP is locked in a bitter political battle with the Trinamool Congress. The Congress can be at loggerheads with the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal.