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JUMLA exposed in ADC : In Santirbazar, Senior Citizen Tiprasa Voter asked Biplab Deb about Rs 2000 ‘Bhata’, reminding Vision Document but Tripura CM says not now, after 2 years
TIWN Dec 29, 2019
JUMLA exposed in ADC :  In Santirbazar, Senior Citizen Tiprasa Voter asked Biplab Deb about Rs 2000 ‘Bhata’, reminding Vision Document but Tripura CM says not now, after 2 years
PHOTO : Biplab Deb talking a senior citizen who sought Rs. 2000 allowance. TIWN Pic Dec 29, 2019

SANTIRBAZAR / AGARTALA, Dec 29 (TIWN): Biplab Deb faced voters ire at Santirbazar Subdivision on BJP’s JUMLA promises when a senior citizen Tiprasa lady questioned CM why Govt is not paying her Rs 2000 monthly ‘Bhatta’ as promised in BJP’s 2018 vision document ? Hapless Biplab Deb in an embarrassing situation then replied that it may take another one & half to two years which itself is another FRAUD promise ahead of ADC Election. This incident took place at Santir Bazar, Agartala. When BJP promised before 2018 Assembly Election about the Vision Document and its scripted promises, BJP made it clear that as soon as Govt will come in power unseating the then existing Left Govt it will fulfill all the promises. Indeed, Assam BJP Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had asked people directly not to cast vote for 2019 Lok Sabha Election if those given promises are not being fulfilled, but in case of promise fulfillment, what BJP did, it started review of various depts and beneficiaries lists and slashed a huge numbers of true beneficiary, mostly as political revenge.In the slashing, the poor people who could not show proper papers their names were also being cut.

BJP's Vision Document’s first page, which was before Assembly Election given these 10 promsies

1. Employment opportunity for every household,

2. Free Education for women till graduation,

3. 7th Pay Commission to the all Govt employees of the State Govt,

4. Free Smart Phones to Youths,

5. Minimum allowance of Rs. 2000 and a minimum wage of Rs. 340,

6. Investigate Rose Valley Chit Fund scams and punish all the guilty,

7. Provide house to all without brick housing,

8. Free Health Insurance to all BPL households,

9. Provide drinking water to all households,

10. Regularize contractual Govt employees.

What shocked people of Tripura most was BJP never before election said that these promises will not be fulfilled by Central BJP but by State which elevated huge numbers of items under massive taxation like water tax increased from Rs. 30 to Rs. 200.

Most cruel was when BJP scrapped the existing free health services from all Govt hospitals.

In unemployment rate, Tripura went 3 times more in compare to the Left regime and by Govt notification it was said that no employee will be appointed till existing employees go in pension. To shutdown employees mouths and forcing them for voluntary retirement, BJP Govt brought ESMA law.

The public instead of enjoying BJP era, since beginning an “autocracy” has been given to them.

Amid propagandas on Ayushman Bharat like projects, the scrapping of Free Medical Services have turned heavy on the poor and middle class people. Public have demanded reinstallation of the service immediately like before. Most of the people have no interest for Ayushman Bharat insurance like issues, rather sought 100% free medical services. Revenue collection in exchange of “saving life” has caused pathos across Government hospitals but the BJP led State Govt has turned a deaf ear. Since the BJP led State Government had drafted provisional revised tariffs of 14 hospital services and 286 bio-chemistry, pathological, radiological, digital and clinical tests, it is causing massive criticism. 18 month’s old BJP Govt's multiple anti-people decisions by immature, arrogant politicians are affecting the whole BJP party here, kicked off a fresh infighting among the BJP members themselves.

Water-Tax which was Rs. 30 till 2017 under the Left Govt was increased at Rs. 40 last year and this year it has jumped at Rs. 200.

Power Dept which has decided to hike electricity tariffs at 7.5% which will be used to kick of further developmental works, easily signaling how so far no funding is happening under the Modi Govt for state Tripura unlike the UPA era which helped each state via negotiation in Planning Commission.

Tripura cabinet on July 26, 2018 had decided first ever to bring ordinance to hike 2 % cess on Petrol, Diesel, Natural Gas.

Promising to develop the economy and betterment of every citizens of the state, which will reduce the transport cost and also save time Govt has decided to lavy 2 % cess on fuel. It was said that revenue will develop roadmaps, but although taxes were taken but nowhere development is seen. In this regard, a Congress leader said, Tripura Govt is unnecessarily imposing 24% tax whereas Central Govt imposed another 19% tax. If taxes of 12% by State Govt and 10% by Central Govt are being cut then the price will be downed at 60. In total now the fuel tax in Tripura is 43%.

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