CPI(M) common secretary Sitaram Yechury mentioned on Thursday that his occasion will stage protest during US President Donald Trump’s visit to the
nation later this month, as he was coming to enhance American economic system at the price of India’s curiosity. Yechury mentioned the Left occasion employees will launch agitation wherever Trump goes during the tour on February 24 and 25.
“May be in Delhi or in Gujarat, the party activists will certainly protest,” he mentioned.
The CPI(M) chief mentioned the protests could be held on two counts.
“First, America is putting pressure and (Narendra) Modi is succumbing to completely open up our economy which is the gain they want to achieve in order to give support to Modi on issues like CAA, Article 370 and others,” Yechury informed reporters on the sidelines of an anti-CAA rally in Bhubaneswar.
“That is the quid pro quo going on, which is not in India’s interest. This apart, we will be spending billions of dollars for buying US military equipment, to bail out US economy while destroying our own,” he mentioned.
Replying to a query on the increse in LPG cylinder value, the CPM chief mentioned his occasion has been protesting towards it in lots of locations.
Yechury mentioned the worth hike is totally unwarranted as worldwide oil costs aren’t on escalating however de- escalating a bit of.
“This is all because of the crisis created in the balance sheets of our oil majors by the Modi government which started borrowing from them in terms of greater dividends and destroying the balance sheet,” he alleged.
The CPM chief mentioned the step was taken to stablise the steadiness sheets of oil firms, so as to put together them for disinvestment.
On Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman‘s “Green shoots” comment, Yechury mentioned, “With due respect to the finance minister, she may be suffering from colour blindness.”
Sitharaman had on Tuesday final mentioned the economic system is just not in bother and inexperienced shoots are seen with the nation transferring in direction of a USD 5 trillion economic system.