‘Missing’ Modi pic enraged Nirmala Sitharaman

This happened at a Telangana shop inviting attention of the Central Minister.

Hyderabad . The Union Finance Minister during an interaction noticed the irregularity and pulled up the collector over the missing picture of PM Modi at an FPS in Biknoor.

Nirmala Sitharamn while conversing with a few beneficiaries at a Biknoor (Telangana) PDS shop noticed missing picture of the Prime Minister. The minister immediately sought the explanation over the ‘deliberate’ negligence.

The Union Minister asked why the PM’s photo was not kept there? While asking the officials present to explain about the Centre’s and the state share in the rice supply via fair price shops, Nirmala Sitharaman also told that at the time when the Centre is contributing Rs 29 per kg of ration rice, the state is spending a mere amount of Rs 4 only while one rupee is being  paid by the beneficiary.

Yesterday on the 2nd of September Nirmala Sitharaman had to pull up Kamareddy District Collector Jitesh Patil over not displaying Prime Minister Modi’s picture fair price ration shops.