Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has reacted strongly to MoS Finance Anurag Thakur comments on Nehru- Gandhi family in wake of PM Cares Fund .
In a statement Tharoor, told media , “This is an attempt by the govt to distract the nation and the Parliament from real issues being raised. They don’t want discussion and face opposition criticism. All they are interested in is rushing their bills without any objection. Instead of answering objection raised (on PM CARES Fund), Union Minister Anurag Thakur proceeded to deliver a political speech in worst possible taste and started attacking everybody from Gandhi, Nehru to present-day Gandhi family which was not relevant.”
Thakur alleged that the Congress had misused the PM Relief Fund. His remarks triggered protests from Congress members. Later, Congress members walked out of the House.