In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged for the implementation of the doorstep ration supply scheme within the nationwide capital. “I’ve at all times supported you for causes associated to nationwide curiosity, now I request you to assist me with the implementation of the doorstep ration supply scheme,” the contents of the letter learn.
“In case the Central authorities needs to introduce some modifications to the scheme, we’re prepared for it,” the letter additional learn.
Earlier on Sunday, Kejriwal had requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi why the doorstep ration supply scheme by his authorities was stalled by the Centre and appealed to him to permit its implementation within the nationwide curiosity.
He mentioned the scheme must be applied throughout the nation in view of COVID-19 in any other case ration outlets will act as “super-spreaders”.
“If pizza, burgers, smartphones and garments might be delivered at house, then why cannot ration be delivered at their doorstep,” Kejriwal requested.
He alleged that the Centre was preventing with everybody, together with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Maharashtra, Delhi and Jharkhand governments, farmers and the folks of Lakhsadweep.
“Individuals are distressed that the central authorities is preventing everybody. If we battle like this, how will we deal with COVID-19,” the chief minister mentioned at an internet briefing.”
“The Delhi authorities legally didn’t require the Centre’s approval for the implementation of the scheme, however it sought permission 5 instances to keep away from any dispute,” Kejriwal mentioned.
In the meantime, the Delhi BJP Sunday demanded the Arvind Kejriwal authorities implement the Centre’s ‘one nation one ration card’ scheme after the AAP chief alleged the Centre stalled his authorities’s doorstep ration supply scheme.
Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta alleged in a press release that “1000’s of employees haven’t acquired ration as Kejriwal had executed nothing on Centre’s ‘one nation one ration card’ scheme”.
“If he actually desires to do one thing for the poor, he ought to implement this one nation one ration card yojna. Ration for poor is rotting in authorities faculties however his authorities has did not distribute it,” Gupta mentioned.