“Shocked, Disappointed”: Bengal Says Nirmala Sitharaman’s Claims “Unfounded”: Nirmala Sitharaman had attacked the Mamata Banerjee authorities on a number of counts on Sunday.

“Shocked, Disappointed”: Bengal Says Nirmala Sitharaman’s Claims “Unfounded”


West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Tuesday stopped wanting saying that his Central counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman had lied throughout her digital rally on Sunday. Countering the minister’s comment that the state couldn’t be made a beneficiary of a central authorities scheme because it didn’t present information on migrants, Mr Mitra stated he was shocked that she had attacked Bengal on the idea of unfounded and mistaken data.

On Sunday, Ms Sitharaman attacked the Mamata Banerjee authorities on a number of counts. One in all her most important complaints was that Bengal had failed to produce information on how migrants had returned to the state and by which districts. Due to that, she stated, the state was lacking from the checklist of beneficiary states for Prime Minister’s Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan — a Rs 50,000 crore rupees scheme to assist migrants get a livelihood.

Dr Mitra stated the Centre’s Panchayat Ministry had requested for information on June 23 and June 25 and the state had despatched the small print inside hours of being requested.

“What she has stated is – what you possibly can say – full mistaken data. If you wish to be variety to her, you possibly can say unsubstantiated, absolute mistaken data. If you wish to be unkind to her or easy, you possibly can say, these are lies. Immediately to depart the Indian financial system and its disaster scenario to come back and discuss political course of based mostly on falsehood,” Mr Mitra stated.

“Sure, I can say this. Sure, I’m shocked.  Sure, she will be able to criticise any state authorities on the idea of knowledge – converse the reality. On this case of COVID-19 and Amphan attacking West Bengal, one from virus and different from cyclone, she comes and performs politics of the worst nature, the place you might have based mostly your self on falsehood, confusion and denial of what’s there. I’m shocked, very disenchanted,” he added.

Mr Mitra additionally known as Ms Sitharaman’s comment that the Centre had supplied Bengal Rs 10,000 crore to battle the virus. “West Bengal didn’t obtain a single paisa,” he stated.

At a digital rally addressing the folks of Bengal, the Union Finance Minister slammed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for “her reluctance to permit Shramik Particular prepare companies within the state”.

“The West Bengal authorities has been opposing all pro-people insurance policies of the Centre… Six states have shared information on migrant employees, following their return. West Bengal, nevertheless, didn’t,” she was quoted as saying by news company PTI.

The BJP has been attacking the Trinamool authorities for its dealing with of coronavirus. It had earlier stated that the state authorities had not been offering correct information. There had additionally been verbal exchanges over a central workforce being despatched in Bengal to supervise the state’s battle towards COVID-19.

Final month, throughout a gathering of Chief Ministers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the pandemic, Mr Banerjee had accused the Centre of taking part in politics and discriminating between states.



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