Talking with reporters on the AICC briefing right here, get together MP Gaurav Gogoi mentioned, “Everyone knows there are presently floods in Assam, in Meghalaya. Prior to now, at any time when there have been floods or any pure catastrophe, a accountable central authorities sends a crew of ministers, the prime minister visits himself, research and assesses the scenario after which provides aid and pressing assist.”
“The BJP in its lust for energy has turn out to be blind to the ache of the folks of northeast who’re affected by floods,” he mentioned.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is both busy campaigning for Gujarat elections or attempting to “destabilise a authorities in Maharashtra”, he alleged.
“That is cold-hearted, brutal, insensitive and by no means earlier than have we seen that at a time when folks don’t even have water, the federal government is diverting its sources towards its personal political ambitions,” Gogoi, who hails from Assam, mentioned.
He additionally slammed Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his remarks hours after a gaggle of Maharashtra MLAs led by dissident Shiv Sena chief Eknath Shinde reached Assam and have been put up in a luxurious resort. Sarma had mentioned that he welcomes all to go to Assam because the state wants income to take care of the devastating floods.
“Sadly, the chief minister takes this as a matter of joke yesterday. He mentioned we’re joyful that company from Maharashtra have come and are staying in inns and based mostly on GST, he’ll get funds to assist the folks,” Gogoi mentioned, accusing Sarma of constructing gentle of a pure catastrophe.
Insurgent Shiv Sena chief Eknath Shinde presently tenting with 37 insurgent MLAs of the Sena and 9 independents in Guwahati has plunged the party-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities right into a disaster. The NCP and Congress additionally share energy within the Uddhav Thackeray-led dispensation.