Congress slams scrapping of GoMs, EGoMs

AICC spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said former PM Manmohan Singh had constituted the GoMs and EGoMs from time to time “to understand, to resolve and to decide upon various ticklish issues of governance

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:June 3, 2014 1:02 am

The Congress Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for scrapping all GoMs and EGoMs wondering whether it was “symptomatic of an autocratic regime” to come and noted that “no single person can be repository of all wisdom”.

AICC spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said former PM Manmohan Singh had constituted the GoMs and EGoMs from time to time “to understand, to resolve and to decide upon various ticklish issues of governance by utilising broader collective wisdom of more than one political persons”.

“All GoMs and EGoMs have been dismantled in the garb of asking the ministers to decide issues relating to their own ministry and by directing reference to all policy issues to the PMO. It creates a nagging doubt in the mind of citizens of India whether it is a step towards centralisation of power and whether it will lead to or be symptomatic of an autocratic regime in the future,” he said.

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    Prapur
    Jun 3, 2014 at 5:05 pm
    Remember that jibe of "Jayanti Tax" in environment ministry during election? Did files were not stored in cabinet even though signed? Was it faster or collective loot was happening?
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    Sane
    Jun 3, 2014 at 10:11 pm
    Congress. Just one word for you Shut Up. Ok that was two words :)Modi is just undoing the garbage Congress had created. There is lot more garbage to clean out. At least one big garbage (the Congress Govt) is out on the street.
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    Deshbhakt
    Jun 4, 2014 at 10:54 am
    These Congressi cowards should stop saying things on behalf of Citizens of India. No...as a citizen of India I don't have any doubt in mind about new PM and his idea of Governance. It's this stupid Congressi fellows who are trying to act oversmart. Shoooo Congress...Shoo away!!!!!
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    Pethuru Raj
    Jun 4, 2014 at 11:14 am
    May be slower but instead of a single person taking critically impacting decisions, a group of heads could be a better option. Why Modi has to go through the ordinance route to hire the former telecom secretary as his personal secretary because of the immature amendments brought in by NDA government ten years back?.
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    Rajendra Tangwan
    Jun 3, 2014 at 5:08 am
    Do they want their procrastinating practices to be followed by the new Govt. so that it also earns a bad rep ? Has the practice of gom, egom resulted in faster and better decision making ? what has been the experience in the past ?
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    sacchadesi
    Jun 4, 2014 at 1:51 am
    Modi is working like an MBA. One another MBA, actually only other MBA head of state was George Bush and we all know what he did to his country and rest of the world and himself.
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