Party General Secretary Jairam Ramesh tweeted, “Manmohan Singh’s government brought the National Food Security Act in September 2013. There was no expectation that pictures of politicians would be used for credit. It is very unseemly for the Finance Minister to make such a drama to stay in the Prime Minister’s eyes.
Ministers of Telangana have also expressed objection
Before the Congress, Telangana Minister T Rama Rao has also objected to this behavior of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. He said that such behavior of the people holding high positions will demoralize the officials in the administrative service. My best wishes to DM Jitesh V Patil for his dignified conduct.
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On Friday, Sitharaman slammed Comrade District Magistrate Patil for not responding when asked about the Centre’s and state’s share in the supply of rice through fair price shops. While inspecting a PDS (Public Distribution System) shop in Birkur, the Union Minister had also asked the District Magistrate why there was no picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi there.