Hubballi: FM Nirmala Sitharaman gheroed for delay in flood relief funds


Daijiworld Media Network - Hubballi (MS) 

Hubballi, Oct 6: Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had to face the protests at the city airport on Saturday, October 5. 

Women activists of Congress held protest in front of the airport accusing the central government of failing completely in giving flood relief funds to the state, even after two months of the deluge. The protesters tried to gherao the minister. 

Slogans were hurled against the union government, Prime Minister and finance minister. Police took the protesters into custody and released them later.

 

The protesters complained that "The central government is deliberately delaying the release of funds. The interim relief of Rs 1,200 crore is not at all enough. The central government is showing negligence in rebuilding the lives of the deluge victims. Nirmala Sitharaman, who is elected to the Rajya Sabha from the state, has no concern for the flood victims." 

  

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Atlanta

    Sun, Oct 6 2019

    Why are you guys blaming a Simple Housewife ...

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  • Gilbert, Udupi/Kuwait

    Sun, Oct 6 2019

    FM will disburse the flood relief funds only after the Mid term election results if BJP gets majority!!! Nirmalaji is busy with 5/10 Trillion economy budgeting!!!!!!!! Now she don't have time to verify the relief requirements...

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  • JL, Mangaluru Smart City

    Sun, Oct 6 2019

    Shes fully focused on 5 trillion economy, doesnt have time for these "flood" things.

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  • Roshan, Mangaluru

    Sun, Oct 6 2019

    1. Put blame on opposition for staging protest.
    2. Put blame on rains
    3. Put blame on previous govt's for deforestation.
    4. Put blame on media for exaggeration of damage.
    5. Put blame on officials for not ensuring adequate help in time, despite Modi govt., flood relief sanctioned even before the rains started in June.
    6. Tell bhakts to propagate the same through social media.

    Job done. By-election polls will ensure BJP victory, desperately required to retain power.

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  • Deva, Pilar

    Sun, Oct 6 2019

    Just wait Yeddy's Achhe dins will start soon.

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  • Vishu Kiran Fernandes, Kalasa

    Sun, Oct 6 2019

    Its so sad that for relief funds also we have to put pressure on Govt.

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  • Anilta, Atlanta /mumbai

    Sun, Oct 6 2019

    Nirmala sita rama will blame for rain nd flood, for not granting relief amount for poor people. She will. Blame sky varuna, for access rain from sky.
    She is expert in putting blame on others.

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