SUNDERBANI, Feb 15: Congress Party today organised a block level convention of workers to highlight the failure of the Central and State Govts on various fronts.
Led by PCC chief spokesperson and former MLC, Ravinder Sharma, a large number of Congress workers held an open convention as part of `Chaurahe-Pe- Charcha’ launched by the Congress party. Prominent Congress leaders including Ex-Sarpanchs & Panchs of the area attended the programme.
Addressing the gathering, Sharma said that the demonetisation has derailed the economy of the country and the common man has faced numerous hardships. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Central Govt have no answer to the failures and miseries faced by the people.
He lashed out at the State Govt for weakening the Panchyati Raj system in the State and questioned the mode, manner & legality of the procedure adopted for delimitation of Panchyats without adopting any transparent and fair process & without the knowledge of the local population/ Gram Sabhas. He said that conduct of elections in hush-hush manner is against the basic norms of democracy and there are large scale complaints of favourtism and irregularities.
The speakers opposed the policies of the Govt and pick and choose policy being adopted on political considerations by the present Govt representatives in every sphere of activities and in the matter of developmental funds & the schemes of the Govt. The participants raised their voice against the failures of the Govt on all fronts especially in total failure to provide ration to the common people as per Govt announcement & people are deprived of atta, wheat & sugar for months together. The issue of refugees was also projected on the occasion.
DN Sharma, Krishan Soodan, Tirath Ram, Sat Paul Sharma, Om Parkash, Sat Pal, Master Roshan Lal Prashar, Manik Raina, Sanjiv Sharma and others also spoke on the occasion.