Because the Central Vista redevelopment challenge acquired the go-ahead from the Supreme Court docket, the primary opposition Congress on Tuesday mentioned the challenge was not a “legalistic difficulty” however a case of “misplaced priorities” of a “whimsical autocrat” searching for to “etch his title within the annals of historical past with cement and mortar”.
Senior Congress chief Anand Sharma mentioned he was saddened that the apex courtroom had “endorsed” the misplaced priorities of the BJP authorities through the pandemic and the colossal waste of public cash.
“We live in unusual instances. No reduction to the migrant labour, no justice for the farmers preventing for his or her rights in bitter chilly, pouring rain, tear fuel and braving lathis. As we strategy Republic Day we have to mirror on the state of the Republic,” Sharma mentioned. He mentioned grand buildings of brick and mortar don’t strengthen Parliamentary democracy.
Congress communication division head Randeep Surjewala mentioned “the Rs 13,450 crore Central Vista Mission will not be a legalistic difficulty however a case of misplaced priorities of a whimsical autocrat searching for to etch his title within the annals of historical past with cement and mortar”.