Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Okay Stalin took on the BJP at a celebration occasion in Vellore final night, and known as for the victory of the Opposition’s INDIA alliance.
MK Stalin slammed the BJP for enhance in gasoline costs between 2014 and 2023. “India’s debt burden was solely Rs 55 lakh crore when the BJP assumed energy on the Centre in 2014. In BJP’s rule, the debt has risen to Rs 155 lakh crore,” Mr Stalin mentioned.
The Chief Minister appealed to his social gathering members to “expose” alleged corruption by the BJP, citing a CAG report that flagged discrepancies amounting to Rs 7.50 lakh crore within the implementation of varied schemes by the BJP-led central authorities.
“They’re attempting to cover such a face of corruption.” The masks protecting the face of corruption must be torn aside and, “that is the first responsibility in entrance of us,” he mentioned.
He additionally criticized the BJP’s implementation of the GST, which he argued encroached upon the rights of the states.
Mr Stalin expressed concern in regards to the Nationwide Schooling Coverage (NEP) and its potential influence on Tamil Nadu’s progress in training. He additionally highlighted the NEET-related suicides, alleging that it is spreading even to northern states and emphasised that cracking NEET with out spending important sums was not possible.
Responding to the Chief Minister’s allegations, BJP state vp, Narayanan Thirupathy, mentioned, “LPG customers have elevated from 14 crore to 34 crore in the course of the BJP rule and the ensuing subsidy and logistics have led to the value hike”.
On irregularities flagged by CAG, Mr Tirupathi mentioned, “if in any respect any irregularities have been there, the CAG has mentioned it is on the state stage.