Telangana MLC Ok Kavitha, the daughter of Telangana Chief Minister Ok Chandrashekar Rao, in the present day hit out at Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who had lately courted controversy after asking for Narendra Modi’s photograph to be put up at ration outlets.
“Sitharaman ji, in order for you the Prime Minister’s photos to be put up, we are going to certainly accomplish that,” she mentioned, taking a swipe that her get together would put PM Modi’s photos on issues that have gotten costlier beneath the BJP’s rule.
“We’ll put them up on gasoline cylinders, packets of urea, petrol and diesel stations, oil and daal packets. Wherever the prices are rising, we are going to put up photos of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” she mentioned, accusing the BJP of depriving the poor of their rights.
Talking on the Aasara scheme pension distribution ceremony, the place she handed over pensions to beneficiaries beneath the KCR authorities’s flagship scheme, she slammed the BJP authorities and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the latest “photo-op” stir in Telangana.
“It’s good that she got here, we’re completely happy to obtain visitors. However she went to a ration store and picked up a struggle with the Collector concerning the Prime Minister’s photos not being put up,” the TRS MLC mentioned, claiming that Prime Ministers’ photos have been by no means put up outdoors PDS outlets.
“Not in Nehru’s time, Manmohan Singh and even Vajpayee, nobody has had their photos put up,” she added.
Ms Sitharaman had reprimanded a district collector for being unable to supply her a solution to what was the Middle and state’s share in rice provided via honest value outlets.
Throughout the inspection of a PDS ration store in Birkoor, the Union Minister had additionally requested the District Collector why the image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was lacking there.
The TRS had additionally lately tweeted a cheeky video – some LPG cylinders with the worth and Prime Minister Modi’s photograph pasted on – in a not-so-indirect reference to rising costs.