Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to him on the Covid scenario in his state, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren Thursday evening claimed the Prime Minister didn’t hearken to him throughout the dialog over the cellphone and that it was only a “monologue” from him.
According to sources, the Prime Minister additionally spoke to the chief ministers of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha concerning the Covid-related scenario of their states. He additionally spoke to LGs of Puducherry and Jammu and Kashmir, sources added.
While particulars of those interactions couldn’t be ascertained, Chief Minister Soren tweeted at evening: “Adarniya Pradhan Mantriji ji ne phone kiya. Unhone sirf apne mann ki baat ki. Behtar hota agar wo kaam ki baat karte aur kaam ki baat sunte (Respected Prime Minister called. He just spoke what was on his mind. It would have been better had he spoken on issues of importance and listened to the other side).”
आज आदरणीय प्रधानमंत्री जी ने फोन किया। उन्होंने सिर्फ अपने मन की बात की। बेहतर होता यदि वो काम की बात करते और काम की बात सुनते।
— Hemant Soren (@HemantSorenJMM) May 6, 2021
“The Jharkhand CM’s angst was palpable,” mentioned sources near CM. “PM Modi did not ask anything on the condition of the state and on resources and what all the state needed. The state has been struggling to get the required medicines. He just went on and on. This led the CM to write this tweet,” the supply mentioned.
The chief minister has been important of the Centre previously over dealing with of a number of points, together with migrant staff. Sources mentioned this could possibly be the explanation why Jharkhand could have been ignored within the Centre’s bulletins.
On May 3, the central authorities determined to acquire or arrange extra Pressure Swing Adsorption medical oxygen era vegetation in public well being services at 581 websites throughout the nation “to ensure smooth availability of medical oxygen”. Sources mentioned Jharkhand just isn’t within the checklist.
Soren’s tweet got here in for sharp criticism from BJP leaders. Assam BJP chief Himanta Biswa Sarma mentioned the “disrespectful” tweet “denigrated” the CM’s workplace and was an insult to the individuals of the state because the PM had referred to as to know their plight.