AGARTALA, Aug 28 - CPI (M) politburo member Brinda Karat today alleged that the BJP-led Government has failed to fulfil its poll promises in Tripura even after spending five months in office after coming to power.
Youths who were lured by tall promises should have been given smartphones and government employees are supposed to receive pay as per the recommendations of the 7th CPC as promised in the BJP�s election manifesto, Karat told reporters in the party office here.
�Where is Amit Shahji? He must provide jobs to every household. The people of Tripura are suffering due to non-fulfilment of the vision document of the BJP,� she quipped.
�Shun the path of jumlebaazi and give the people what they want,� Karat, who was here to attend a party programme, said.
On the NRC exercise, the CPM politburo member made it clear that no bonafide Indian should be identified as a foreigner. �We will strongly oppose if 1951 is the cut-off year for a person to prove himself or herself as a bonafide Indian,� she pointed out.
Karat also expressed concern over the attacks on party leaders and supporters who were on a fund-raising drive for the flood-affected people of Kerala. �These acts by a section of people backed by the ruling party are very unfortunate and undemocratic. Everybody has the right to raise funds for the flood victims in Kerala, but what had happened in Tripura is totally condemnable,� she added.
On Monday, CPI(M) leaders and supporters, who were raising funds for the flood-hit people of Kerala, were attacked in three areas of the State, prompting the party to stop the drive immediately.
Karat also expressed concern over the death of four innocent persons in the name of cow lifting. �A minister of the present Government who had instigated mob lynching is still in place and the BJP did not take any action against him,� she alleged.