It is the BJP government that put a brake on these corrupt practices," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. (Prem Singh)Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that his government has taken measures to weed out middlemen from the system to ensure that the "entire funds flowing from the Centre percolates to the poor". Slamming the Biju Janata Dal government over mining and chit-fund scams, Modi said the Naveen Patnaik-led party is only worried about personal gains. "How can they (BJD) think of the common people when all they do is protect those involved in chit-fund and mining scams. Sharing his plans for the country, Modi said the BJP government, if re-elected to power at the Centre, will set up separate fisheries and jal shakti ministries.
Source: The Telegraph April 16, 2019 07:30 UTC