The women empowerment run that passed through five states before concluding there was a part of various functions organised by the party to mark the birth centenary year of the late leader.
Her comments come in the wake of migrant exodus from Gujarat after they were attacked by locals in north Gujarat region following rape of a 14-month-old girl in Sabarkantha district two weeks ago.
Migrants in Gujarat have been targeted since a 19-year-old worker from Bihar was arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a 14-month-old girl in Sabarkantha district on September 28.
With an aim to make Nirona a model village, facilities like underground drainage, CCTV cameras for security purpose and cement-concrete roads will be developed in the first phase.
Sources in the government said that MJ Akbar is expected to return by Sunday and he will be given a chance to defend himself and present his side of the story. The BJP continues to officially remain silent on the issue.
Akbar is the first political public figure to feature in the growing list of men — so far largely from the media, film and entertainment — named in India’s own #MeToo movement that is gathering momentum since it broke on social media last week.
The Union Minister also informed that the Central Government had recently approved setting up of an Eri Spinning Mill worth Rs 22 crore for the expansion of silk industry in Manipur. The foundation stone for the mill would be laid next month.
Smriti Irani also asked the author if the first prime minister was a “squeamish leader” when it came to taking military action in Hyderabad and Kashmir post-Independence.
BJP leader Smriti Irani on Tuesday said the Congress president was quick to hug Prime Minister Narendra Modi but would run a mile when it comes to an income tax officer.
“Yesterday Delhi High Court and Raghuram Rajan presented another example of the corruption saga of Congress leaders mainly, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra,” Smriti Irani said.
Continuing her tirade against Rahul, Irani said the Salon Assembly constituency of Rae Bareli district is a proof that “how despite representing the region for years, the Gandhi family failed to stand with the people in time of need”.
Smriti Irani claimed that during the UPA government’s term, railway coaches were brought to the factory from Kapurthala and shown as the achievement of the Rae Bareli unit.
With quirky captions and witty one-liners, actor-turned-politician Smriti Irani has shown her lighter side in the virtual world time and again, winning hearts online.
It was after perusing this report that then Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani had decided to set up a five-member committee to probe the various issues plaguing the NFAI, said sources in the ministry.
Meanwhile, some of the participants left the venue without attending the event, complaining that they were not given yoga mats.