On Sunday,Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani make a scathing attack at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for not reducing the taxes on fuel in Odisha. Though the Union Government reduced Rs 2.50 per litre on petrol and diesel prices.
While addressing the media after inaugurating BJP’s state Executive meeting along with Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Smriti Irani hit at Patnaik and said that he is intentionally not allowing the people of Odisha to avail the benefits of Ayushman Bharat.
Smriti Irani said that “Prime Minister Narendra Modi government reduced Rs 2.50 on fuel prices.But Naveen Patnaik has not reduced the state taxes.Not only this, he is not letting people of Odisha avail benefits of the Ayushman Bharat scheme,”
Even the Textile Minister highlighted the issues of women safety and pointed that the law and order in the state is getting worsen under the Biju Janata Dal(BJD) government in the state.