We are releasing herewith the letter addressed to the Prime Minister by CPI(M) General Secretary on the urgent need to ensure uninterrupted supply of medical oxygen to all hospitals and patients across the country and provision of vaccines free and universally.
letter to PM
This withdrawal of subsidy for the supply of diesel to bulk consumers will cripple the public transportation system at a time when the necessity is for strengthening the public transportation system. The sharp increase in private vehicles and traffic is causing rising pollution and a major environmental problem. The only way out is to restrict the expansion of private vehicle and to strengthen public transport.
A day after your initiative in calling a meeting of Chief Ministers of Maoist Affected States comes fresh evidence of the direct contacts and support to the Maoists by leaders of a party which is part of the ruling alliance and also represented in the Central Cabinet.
I am bringing out only a few instances of gross misconduct and illegal acts by the Minister. It is also clear that using the 3G license prices as benchmark, the loss to the exchequer has been around Rs. 190,000 crore. In such a situation, the Cabinet as a whole has to take responsibility of this sordid episode and take immediate action, both to repair this damage to the exchequer as well as redeeming its credibility. I would urge you to take the following steps immediately: