Indian Youth Congress Protests National Monetization Pipeline – The New Indian Express


Through PTI

NEW DELHI: The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) on Thursday held a protest against the National Monetization Pipeline (NMP) and alleged that the Center was “selling everything to its friends.”

On August 23, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the NPM of Rs 6 lakh crore which will seek to unlock value in infrastructure assets in sectors ranging from electricity to roads and to the railways.

The IYC protest took place near Shastri Bhawan.

Calling NPM a “national mitigation program,” IYC national chairman Srinivas BV said the government is keeping the interests of compatriots at bay and “only doing itself and its people good. friends “.

“Those who swore that I wouldn’t let the country be sold, they sell everything to their friends one by one under the National Mitigation Scheme.

“Road, rail, airport, electricity, gas, gasoline, mines, stadium, warehouse, everything is sold,” Srinivas said in the statement.

The central government’s “sales policy” will prove bad for the country, he said.

IYC National Secretary General Bhaiya Pawar, National Secretary Mohit Choudhary and Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress President Ranvijay Singh Lochav were among those who took part in the protest.