Tripura BJP to continue prolonged campaign against CPI-M led Left Front

A procession organized by the party passed through different parts of the capital city and later submitted a memorandum consisting 11 point charter of demands to Chief Secretary, Y P Singh.

By: PTI | Agartala | Published:September 20, 2016 8:41 pm

The Tripura unit of BJP on Tuesday announced that it would continue a prolonged campaign against the CPI-M led Left Front government in Tripura for its involvement in alleged misappropriation of funds and partisan attitude in distributing benefits to the people from different government projects. A procession organized by the party on Tuesday passed through different parts of the capital city and later submitted a memorandum consisting 11 point charter of demands to Chief Secretary, Y P Singh at the civil secretariat.

The demands included end to alleged corruptions, misappropriation of funds in different government schemes including in Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, MGNREGA, SC and ST welfare, Sarba Siksha Abhijan (SSA), NRHM, Pradhan Mantri Fashal Beema Yojana. Before submission of the deputation, party in-charge of the state, Sunil Deodhar said, “Brazen corruptions of the government led by Chief Minister Manik Sarkar is now no secret. This government is misappropriating funds to swell its party funds and showing partisan attitude in distributing benefits from centrally sponsored schemes”.

“More than Rs.500 crore was cheated by different chit fund companies from the people of the state. We strongly demand that the government has to recommend a CBI inquiry into this matter and arrange to return the money to the people”, Deodhar added. He also demanded central pay scale for the employees of the state and alleged that the government was deliberately depriving the employees by not implementing the central pay scales. Among others state President Biplab Deb also spoke in the occasion.