varun gandhi attacks on bjp said discuss on ending the facilities of MPs

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Highlights

  • Varun Gandhi again targeted his own party
  • Why discuss only free facilities available to the public: Varun Gandhi
  • Why no discussion on scrapping all facilities available to MPs: Varun Gandhi

Varun Gandhi attacks on bjp: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi has once again targeted his party. On Wednesday, he said that before questioning the free facilities available to the general public, why not start the discussion by abolishing the pension and all other facilities given to the MPs. Referring to a notice by BJP leader and former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi seeking discussion in Rajya Sabha on ending the ‘culture of freebies’, Varun in a tweet said that he should raise a finger on the relief to the public. Before ‘we must take a peek in our girbaan’.

‘Ujjwala’s stoves are extinguished’

He said, “Why not start the discussion by abolishing all other facilities including pension to MPs?” In a tweet, Varun Gandhi said in the last five years a large number of beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) have refilled the cylinders. Raised the issue of non-filling and said that in the last five years, 4.13 crore people could not bear the cost of refilling the cylinder even once, while 7.67 crores got it filled only once. “With rising domestic gas prices and negligible subsidies, the ‘Ujjwala ke chulhas’ of the poor are being extinguished. Will the promises of clean fuel, better life be fulfilled like this?

Statement of Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas

Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Rameshwar Teli, in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha on August 1, said that in the last five years 4.13 crore beneficiaries of PMUY did not refill cylinders even once, while 7.67 crore beneficiaries got cylinders filled only once.

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