PM Modi latest announcement today: Cong tears into PM’s address, says no concrete measures for poor, economy | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday termed as rhetoric and hole on specifics the Prime Minister’s handle to the nation, saying there was no point out of a monetary bundle or concrete steps to revive the economy.
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala requested the place is the nation’s roadmap to combat coronavirus.
He stated management doesn’t imply making individuals realise their tasks however to fulfil the federal government’s obligation of accountability in direction of the individuals of the nation.
“A lot of talk has taken place. But, where is the roadmap to fight corona,” he requested.
Senior Congress chief P Chidambaram stated, “The poor have been left to fend for themselves for 21+19 days, including practically soliciting food. There is money, there is food, but the government will not release either money or food. Cry, my beloved country,” he stated on Twitter.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday introduced that the lockdown throughout the nation will probably be prolonged until May three to combat the coronavirus pandemic, saying the measure has produced a big consequence in containing the an infection.
Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi stated the PM’s handle was like Hamlet with out the Prince of Denmark.
“Amazing PM address. Exhortation, rhetoric, inspiration…..yet hollow on specifics! No financial package, no details, no concrete item. Neither for poor nor middle class nor industry nor businesses. Lockdown is good but cannot be end in itself! Where is single livelihood issue,” he requested.
He stated the PM be assured that every one stakeholders will do their duties and can strictly observe lockdown.
“After this: should we pray? We want concrete palliatives for these deprived classes and even for middle india and MSMEs,” he stated.
“Pm address wo single specific and without guidelines is like Hamlet without Prince of Denmark. Like PM without details! We want increased GDP allocation; specific targeted monetary injections; Keynesian spending; loosen FMRB etc. not a single word!,” he tweeted.
Chidambaram additionally stated that he welcomed the lockdown and understands the rationale for its extension.
He, nevertheless, stated the CMs’ demand for cash elicited no response.
“Not a rupee has been added to the miserly bundle of March 25, 2020. From Raghuram Rajan to Jean Dreze, from Prabhat Patnaik to Abhijit Banerji, their recommendation has fallen on deaf years,” the previous finance minister stated.
While supporting the PM’s announcement of extending the lockdown, Congress chief Shashi Tharoor stated the PM ought to have additionally introduced critical reduction for those that can not make ends meet.
“I support the announcement by @PMOIndia @narendraModi of Lockdown extension. Can’t discard the gains being made,” Tharoor tweeted.
“But he should have also announced serious relief for those who cannot make ends meet. MNREGA payments, JanDhan accounts, GST dues to states and aid to sweeten the pill,” the MP from Thiruvananthapuram stated.

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