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Don’t blame Covid, Ukraine conflict: Opposition

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Don’t blame Covid, Ukraine war: Opposition

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NEW DELHI: The Opposition Tuesday requested the federal government to not blame world financial system, Covid-19 and Ukraine conflict as causes behind the rise in costs of important commodities and settle for that it has failed to handle the problems whereas the BJP mentioned that inflation is past management of any nation and regardless of that the Modi authorities has succeeded in holding it underneath test.

The Rajya Sabha took up dialogue on worth rise and as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam was responding, the Trinamool Congress MPs staged walkout, saying the minister was extra enthusiastic about working down opposition states quite than on the lookout for options to cost rise.   

Initiating the dialogue, CPI (M) MP Elamaram Kareem mentioned there was a steep rise in costs of important commodities since 2014 and imposition of GST on pre-packed meals gadgets has additional put burden on the poor.

“The government should tax the rich, not the poor. It is tragic testimony that farmers are fighting to get better prices and consumers are weighed down by high prices despite record food grains,” he mentioned.  
TMC MP Derek O’Brien mentioned imposition of GST on pre-packed meals gadgets was not agreed by the Opposition within the GST Council.

“The unemployment is affecting the poor badly. On top of it, rupee depreciation has put pressure on the economy. We appeal to the government, first you have to acknowledge the problem. If you do not 
acknowledge the problem, how will you fix the problem?” he mentioned.

NEW DELHI: The Opposition Tuesday requested the federal government to not blame world financial system, Covid-19 and Ukraine conflict as causes behind the rise in costs of important commodities and settle for that it has failed to handle the problems whereas the BJP mentioned that inflation is past management of any nation and regardless of that the Modi authorities has succeeded in holding it underneath test.

The Rajya Sabha took up dialogue on worth rise and as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam was responding, the Trinamool Congress MPs staged walkout, saying the minister was extra enthusiastic about working down opposition states quite than on the lookout for options to cost rise.   

Initiating the dialogue, CPI (M) MP Elamaram Kareem mentioned there was a steep rise in costs of important commodities since 2014 and imposition of GST on pre-packed meals gadgets has additional put burden on the poor.

“The government should tax the rich, not the poor. It is tragic testimony that farmers are fighting to get better prices and consumers are weighed down by high prices despite record food grains,” he mentioned.  
TMC MP Derek O’Brien mentioned imposition of GST on pre-packed meals gadgets was not agreed by the Opposition within the GST Council.

“The unemployment is affecting the poor badly. On prime of it, rupee depreciation has put strain on the financial system. We enchantment to the federal government, first you must acknowledge the issue. If you don’t 
acknowledge the issue, how will you repair the issue?” he mentioned.