Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Sunday reacted to Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui’s dying by taking a dig on the Centre, saying it’s a topic that the BJP-led authorities at Centre “is not going to remark” on.
Chidambaram tweeted, “Danish Siddiqui’s tragic dying and hovering Inflation are two topics on which the BJP-NDA is not going to remark. As a result of each don’t match into their false narrative of “we now have safety, growth and welfare.”
Danish Siddique’s tragic dying and hovering Inflation are two topics on which the BJP-NDA is not going to remark
As a result of each don’t match into the their false narrative of “we now have safety, growth and welfare”
— P. Chidambaram (@PChidambaram_IN) July 18, 2021
Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist who labored for Reuters, was killed on Friday whereas masking clashes between Afghan safety forces and the Taliban within the Spin Boldak district of Kandahar province, close to Afghanistan’s border with Pakistan.
In the previous couple of years, Siddiqui’s lens has captured among the most riveting moments of main news occasions in India, South Asia and past.
Amongst those that condoled his dying included Data & Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur, Chief Ministers Mamata Banerjee and Pinarayi Vijayan, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, and Overseas Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla.
On Sunday, Chidambaram additionally highlighted the rising inflation within the nation and the way the Centre chooses to not speak about it. In one other tweet, Chidambaram cited Nationwide Statistics Workplace’s press launch of July to point out that “India’s Client Worth Inflation has breached the higher restrict of the vary decided by the federal government and the RBI.”