BJP sold assets worth Rs 60 lakh cr to selected few for just Rs 6 lakh cr: Mir

PCC Chief GA Mir, working president Raman Bhalla and others at a Cong rally at Suchetgarh on Sunday.
PCC Chief GA Mir, working president Raman Bhalla and others at a Cong rally at Suchetgarh on Sunday.

Excelsior Correspondent
SUCHETGARH, Feb 27: J&K Pardesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) president Ghulam Ahmed Mir today alleged that BJP Govt has given assets worth over Rs 60 lakh crores to some selected favourites for just Rs 6 lakh crores.
Addressing public rally at the border town of Suchetgarh in Jammu today, Mir said Modi Government is selling the national assets what the Congress created in 70 years, and if the Centre was not stopped, an entire generation would get destroyed. He said the Centre’s plan to sell or lease out public infrastructure would only create a monopoly in key sectors, something that the previous Congress-led Governments always avoided.
“Before coming to power in 2014, BJP used to ask what Congress did during the last 70 years. The answer is the list of assets which you are now selling. While we built India in those 70 years, BJP is now busy selling India,” he alleged.
“A sensible Government always takes care that strategic sectors do not slip into the hands of a few. No Government encourages monopoly. But, for the BJP, the country is not important. They just think about votes and making BJP the world’s richest party,” he added.
Without taking names, Mir said the scheme will only fill up the pockets of selected industrialists who are an example of BJP’s “crony capitalism” system. Assets worth Rs 60 lakh crore have been given to a selected few for just Rs 6 lakh crore, which is also given to them by the BJP Government,” Mir alleged.
Mir lashed out at BJP leadership for its failure to fulfill promises made with the people residing in border areas. It is a matter of grave concern that even after seven years of BJP rule, people of the border areas are suffering on account of basic amenities, he said.
Raman Bhalla appreciated Congress Govt in Rajasthan for announcing that the old pension scheme will be implemented again in the state and the appointments made on or after January 1, 2004 will benefited. He said the same will be implemented in J&K if Congress gets opportunity to serve people of J&K. He alleged that BJP has completely failed to control the price hike.
Senior leaders Mula Ram, Balwan Singh, TS Bajwa, Manmohan Singh, Hari Singh Chib, Pawan Raina and others also spoke on the occasion.