Former Treasury Secretary and Congress leader P Chidambaram continued his criticism of the central government’s National Monetization Pipeline scheme on Sunday, calling it a “daytime robbery.”
Mr Chidambaram, who has been appointed as an observer in the Congressional election for next year’s elections in Goa, attended the two-day National Executive Meeting of the Indian Youth Congress in Panaji today.
“The central government’s National Monetization Pipeline scheme is daylight robbery. What has been created by the country’s governments over the past 70 years is being put in the hands of a select few. People need to be aware of this threat and be aware of it. oppose it,” he said.
The former minister also said that there had been no consultations about this policy. “There was no debate in parliament. The government would never allow a discussion on the matter,” he said.
The congress leader called on National Youth Congress officials and state presidents from across the country to play an important role in the electoral states and made them aware of the realities of the country’s current burning problems.
Meanwhile, further today, while addressing the National Executive Assembly, Goa Congress State President Girish Chodankar discussed the Assembly elections to be held next year.
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