Mumbai: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that some people are saying she is taking the role of Home Minister going around the country and explaining the citizenship law.
She said she was criticised for not participating in a pre-Budget meeting led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on reviving the economy. However, she added she was focused on her work.
“After getting Prime Minister’s approval, I took part in another event. But without knowing the facts in full, some people are making comments,” she said.
While Nirmala faced flak from some, including netizens for not attending important meetings, she said she knew her job and was working on a union budget.
“Some are saying that I am playing the role of Home Minister and going around the country stating about the CAA. We have our own honesty. This government is one and even I can only speak on CAA Traveling around the country. I do, I focus on my work. We’ve got around.
On comments in recent days that she was announcing “the budget on every Friday”, a reference to booster measures for various sectors, the Union Minister said that such remarks were lighthearted and meant for her relief. Came in the form. “This is good.
In the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several issues were discussed to promote development, startup and innovation. After discussions with economists, private equity and venture capitalists, business leaders and agricultural experts, Modi has focused on the Fed.