Huge distinction in between short-lived Covid centre, cancer cells institute: Anurag Thakur strikes out at Mamata Banerjee

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By PTI

BRAND-NEW DELHI: There is a big distinction in between a short-term Covid centre and also a first-rate cancer cells institute and also a chief minister is anticipated to recognize it, Union Minister Anurag Thakur claimed on Saturday, striking out at Mamata Banerjee over her comments on the launch of a medical facility university in Kolkata by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Thakur claimed the West Bengal chief minister’s discuss the brand-new 2nd university of the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute was not major, so was her taking on of the coronavirus pandemic.

“Bengal is second in the country in the spread of corona. Instead of worrying about it, you are getting engaged in subjects about which you do not even have any knowledge just to satisfy your ego,” Thakur tweeted, asking Banerjee to keep “the dignity” of the post of chief minister.

Thakur’s comments came a day after Banerjee insisted that she had in 2015 ushered in the 2nd university of the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, which Prime Minister Modi devoted to the country on Friday.

“The prime minister virtually inaugurated the project. But I would like to inform the prime minister that we had already inaugurated it earlier during the outbreak of pandemic when we needed a Covid centre. It helped us a lot. This institute is associated with the state government as well,” she claimed.

In a collection of tweets, the Union Minister for Information and also Broadcasting claimed, “There is a big distinction in between a short-term Covid centre and also a first-rate cancer cells institute.

It was anticipated from you, being a chief minister, would certainly recognize the distinction.

But no, neither your corona administration works neither your declaration regarding Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute in Kolkata.”

“Will you stop stressing over credit rating (for launch of the cancer cells institute) and also involve on your own in Covid administration in the solution of Bengal and also keep the self-respect of the message?” he included.