published by, Sanstuti Nath
Last Update: July 20, 2023, 12:31 PM IST
BJP leader and Union Minister Shobha Karandlaje has said that the formation of a new opposition alliance at the national level called ‘India’ is nothing but a new version of the East India Company.
Addressing reporters in Udupi on Wednesday, he alleged that those who looted the country for 60 years have now come together for power. “Now it is India versus India,” he said.
Karandlaje mocked the alliance, saying all the leaders who attended the opposition meeting in Bengaluru were prime ministerial candidates.
The Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said that the name of the alliance also violates the provisions of the Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act, 1950.
On the five election guarantees of the Congress government in Karnataka, he said the transport corporations in the state will have to be closed in four months as there is no budgetary support for the ‘Shakti’ scheme offering free travel for women in public. transportation system.
He claimed that the state government was blaming the Center for not providing rice for the ‘Anna Bhagya’ scheme without participating in the Food Corporation of India’s (FCI) auction process for procurement of grains.
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