- TMC MPs continue to attack the Narendra Modi government at the Center
- Questioning the implementation of lockdown as a tragedy like demonetisation
- Derek O'Brien quipped on PM Cares Fund, says 'Careless Fund'
Today (on Wednesday, 16 September) is the third day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament. Trinamool Congress (TMC) Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien (Derek O'Brien) was also seen attacking the government on the second day. During the discussion on corona virus infection and lockdown in Rajya Sabha, the TMC MP targeted the PM Cares Fund and termed it as PM Careless Fund. He said that in this hour of crisis, the Central Government should work in a politely manner with the states. He said, "The government should treat the states politely to fight Kovid-19 and should not use this epidemic to turn democracy into an autocratic regime."
O'Brien compared the lockdown to demonetisation and called it a tragedy and said that the government had put a lockout in the country on only four hours notice to control the corona virus. He alleged that the Central Government had neither made any preparations for this nor took it into confidence after consulting with the states.
During the discussion, O'Brien quipped on the PM Cares Fund, saying, "The most opaque, black money in the world is the 'Prime Minister's Couldn't-Care-Less Fund" It is said '. After this he said, "Oh I said the name wrong, OK!"
The Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund was established by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Corona virus infection in the last week of March this year, to deal with the situation of disaster, disaster or emergency in the country. This fund can be used. It is a charitable trust in which apart from PM Modi, many cabinet ministers of the central government are members. Opposition has been continuously demanding audit of this fund and has been alleging that there is lack of transparency and accountability in the fund. Brian had also attacked PM Modi yesterday and said that the Chinese infiltration in Ladakh is the result of feeding Dhokla to the Chinese President.
Video: TMC MP Derek-O'Brien lashes out at Modi government over Corona epidemic