Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was questioned by BJP about providing jobs to kin of government employees who died on duty during Covid. He blamed Union Home Minister of taking away the government’s power to grant such compensations.
BJP MLA Vijender Gupta asked why Delhi government was not providing jobs to dependents of government employees who died during coronavirus pandemic on sympathetic grounds.
“Kejriwal government favours providing jobs to kin of any employee who dies on duty but this comes under the Services department that is under Delhi LG,” Sisodia said. In his reply, he lashed out at BJP, and asked them to go the LG and Home Minister Amit Shah to find out why this power was taken away from the Delhi government.
Upset over Shah’s name being dragged into the matter, Leader of Opposition Ramvir Singh Bidhuri raised ‘Amit Shah Zindabad’ slogans in the House and staged a walkout along with other BJP leaders.
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