Opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday alleged that amid the lockdown, the BJP- led state authorities has served notices to 24 former ministers who had been a part of the earlier Kamal Nath dispensation, asking them to vacate the official bungalows allotted to them.
The ruling BJP, nevertheless, termed it as a “routine administrative process” geared toward accommodating the brand new ministers in these bungalows.
The Congress leaders questioned the federal government’s transfer because it got here amid the continuing COVID-19 lockdown.
“Stunning motion of MP authorities; Within the midst of corona pandemic, the authorities issued eviction notices to 24 Congress ex-ministers within the sizzling spot Bhopal, asking them to vacate authorities residences,” Congress Rajya Sabha member Vivek Tankha alleged in a tweet on Wednesday.
“@ChouhanShivraj (CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan) and @drnarottammisra (Dwelling Minister Dr Narottam Mishra) personally making certain (this). SC/HC (Supreme Court docket and Excessive Court docket) bar(purple) coercive motion in corona time,” he alleged.
In a press release, All India Congress Committee (AICC) media coordinator Abhay Dubey stated the federal government took this motion out of frustration.
“The Kamal Nath authorities by no means prejudicially took such motion throughout its tenure. On Wednesday, the federal government lodging of former Finance Minister Tarun Bhanot was illegally sealed, which is positioned within the containment zone of Bhopal,” Mr Dubey stated.
Mr Bhanot’s residence is positioned in Char Imli space, which is a containment zone after the coronavirus constructive instances had been discovered within the locality.
State Dwelling Minister Narottam Mishra, nevertheless, informed reporters that issuing eviction notices is a part of a routine course of.
“Every time a brand new authorities involves energy, the ministers within the earlier dispensation must vacate the bungalows,” he stated.
State BJP spokesman Rajneesh Agrawal stated, “Whether or not in energy or not, the Congress leaders have intense need to get the federal government services. The federal government lodging aren’t offered to calm down. These bungalows are allotted as a minister in order that they will carry out the work.”
He stated that the notices had been served as per the legislation, nobody might be handled insensitively.
This isn’t a violation of any pointers or guidelines, he stated, including that this can be a routine administrative course of to get the home vacated from outdated ministers to accommodate new ones.