Mumbai, September 6
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday alleged that Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was blaming gods for the failure of India’s financial system.
In his weekly column Rokhthok within the Sena mouthpiece Saamana, Raut additionally mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks on all points however refuses to the touch the problem of “failing economy” and associated points.
Sitharaman final month mentioned the financial system has been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, which is an “Act of God”, and it’ll see a contraction within the present fiscal.
“If gods are pronounced culprits, in which court should the trial be conducted?” Raut wrote, responding to Sitharaman’s remarks.
“From demonetisation to lockdown, the economy is completely paralysed. But the Union finance minister directly blamed gods for it. This is an insult of Hindutva. What kind of Hindutva is this?” he requested.
Raut mentioned the minister’s feedback didn’t swimsuit India which calls itself an rising financial superpower.
He mentioned the nation’s financial system was crumbling even earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic.
“In the first quarter of the current financial year, the GDP has come down by 23.9 per cent and this is due to human error and careless attitude,” he mentioned.
“Coronavirus pandemic and crumbled economy is god’s will. Then what is the need for government and military. God will see to everything,” he mentioned.
Raut mentioned in authorized phrases, an act of God is a pure disaster which nobody can stop, equivalent to an earthquake, a tidal wave, a volcanic eruption, a hurricane or a twister, “Acts of god are legal excuse for delay or failure in fulfilling an obligation or to complete a construction project,” he mentioned. PTI