Congress: There will be a meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party today on the issues to be raised in the winter session. India News – Times of India

New Delhi: Congress The party will hold its Parliamentary Strategy Group meeting at the party’s interim president’s residence. Sonia Gandhi To discuss the issues to be taken up in the Winter Session of Parliament beginning on Thursday, 29 November.
The Congress General Secretary said, “We will raise the issue of inflation in the upcoming session of Parliament. The Congress Parliamentary Strategy Group will meet in New Delhi on November 25 to finalize the strategy for the upcoming Parliament session.” KC Venugopali Said.
To take on the BJP-led central government, the Congress is also planning to vigorously raise the issue of ‘Covid mismanagement’ in public forums and in the upcoming winter session of Parliament.
According to party sources, the Chief Ministers of Congress-ruled states will write to the Center demanding compensation to the Kovid victims.
Along with this, Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leaders of each state will also write letters to their respective chief ministers of the state where Congress is not in power, he said.
Party leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi He started the “Covid Nyay Abhiyan” by posting a video on his social media account and urged the Government of India to provide accurate figures of COVID related deaths in the country and a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the families of those who died. His life because of the infection.
Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi, “The Congress party has two demands – correct figures of Kovid dead should be given, and compensation of Rs 4 lakh should be given to those families who have lost their loved ones.”
The former Congress president tweeted, “If you are in power, you have to walk away from people’s suffering. People should be given proper compensation.”
The Wayanad MP also took a dig at the “Gujarat model” of development by sharing a video on Twitter, which claimed that the families the Congress spoke to in Gujarat said they needed hospital beds, oxygen and more during the Covid-19 pandemic. Ventilators could not be found.
In the video, he alleged that over 3 lakh people have succumbed to Covid-19 in Gujarat, while the official figures only reported 10,000 Covid-related deaths.
Along with that video, the Congress also trended the hashtag “4 lakhdenhonge” on Twitter.
He said, “Congress will take up the issue till the winter session of Parliament to take on the government. Rahul Gandhi will share more videos on social media. A day before the start of the winter session, Rahul Gandhi will hold a press conference on this issue.” ,” said a top Congress source.
Meanwhile, in this episode, Maharashtra Congress Legislature Party has written a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav. Thackeray And said the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) norms require an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each, which should be given to the families of COVID victims.
“In the letter, the Congress asked Chief Minister Thackeray to give Rs 1 lakh per deceased, so that the Center could be forced to pay a share of Rs 3 lakh per deceased,” the source said.
Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel wrote to the prime minister Narendra Modi, requested to provide an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to the families of the Covid victims.
In the letter, the Chhattisgarh government said it is committed to give its share of ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh per deceased as per State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) norms, and sought the Center to provide its share of monetary compensation. .
“Other chief ministers of Congress-ruled states will follow suit,” sources said.
Earlier the party’s general secretary KC Venugopal had said, “It is shocking that there are so many discrepancies in the government figures regarding deaths due to COVID. We are talking to our state governments. Every state government will get Rs 1 lakh. But the central government should give Rs 3 lakh each to the families of the Kovid victims.”