Fri. Sep 22nd, 2023

Senior Congress chief and former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday took a dig at Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and likewise questioned the Prime Minister over not visiting violence-hit Manipur.

In a tweet, Chidambaram mentioned, “Ethnic cleansing is shameful, ” admitted the Home Minister. It occurred beneath his watch. He added that it’s ‘extra shameful’ that politics is being performed on it. He is flawed.”

“Raising and debating the issue of ethnic cleansing is the duty of every citizen, especially of political leaders and MPs. What is regretful is that the Prime Minister has not found the time to visit Manipur in the last 100 days, ” the Congress chief added.

His remarks got here a day after Shah, whereas talking within the Lok Sabha on the no-confidence movement, mentioned that the ethnic strife in Manipur “is shameful, but what ‘s more shameful is how the opposition is playing politics over the issue”.

“Why was the video not shared with the DGP and police companies? Why have been the cops stored in darkish concerning the incidents?” Shah requested within the Lok Sabha.

He mentioned, “Once the video came in public domain, we acted immediately. We identified the culprits and arrested them.”

Ethnic clashes erupted in Manipur on May 3 and since then a whole lot of individuals have misplaced their lives whereas hundreds have been pressured to take refuge in aid camps.

A no-trust movement has been introduced by the Congress on behalf of the opposition bloc of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) in Lok Sabha over Manipur. The debate was initiated on Tuesday by Congress Lok Sabha MP Gaurav Gogoi. On Wednesday, Rahul Gandhi and several other different opposition MPs slammed the federal government whereas Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Amit Shah spoke in opposition to the no-trust movement.

The no-trust movement will conclude with the Prime Minister’s reply on Thursday.

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