Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma is on a visit to Jammu and Kashmir as the Chairman of the Standing Committee on Home Affairs
The committee is currently on a four day visit to J-K, as a part of their study visit on administration, development and people welfare in the UT.
Anand Sharma said the government must answer why it did not put an exigency plan in place before the onset of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Anand Sharma is the deputy leader of the Congress in Rajya Sabha and heads the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs.
Senior leader Anand Sharma had slammed Congress's tie-up with the ISF led by Muslim cleric Abbas Siddiqui in West Bengal, contending that it was against 'Gandhian and Nehruvian secularism'
Sharma said that the tie-up with ISF was against the party's core ideology and Gandhian and Nehruvian secularism.
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The Congress leaders aired differing views on the Prime Minister's visit to three coronavirus vaccine facilities.
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Members of the Upper House participated in a discussion on 'COVID-19 pandemic and steps taken by the Government of India.' 'Why don't you have figures? Every state knows who died. They should be given compensation," says Congress leader Anand Sharma
Advising restraint in airing grievances in public, several former Union ministers cautioned party colleagues, saying such tendencies divide the Congress at a time when unity is needed.
Anand Sharma, the Congress Rajya Sabha member, said the announcements made by Finance Minister didn't add up to Rs 20 lakh crore as announced by PM Modi on May 12.
We have no expectations from Centre or Delhi CM but we have hopes from the courts, Congress MP Anand Sharma said.
Opposition parties sought to raise the issue of electoral bonds in Rajya Sabha but were not allowed by the Chair.
Congress said by taking a "partisan" position, the prime minister has done a "disservice" to long-term strategic Indo-US relations.
The home minister said in this scenario, the nation in 2014 gave a resounding majority to the Narendra Modi-led government, an absolute majority government for the first time in 30 years.
'The finance minister of India is lacking in macroeconomic understanding. A comprehensive package for economic revival was expected,' Congress spokesperson said.
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