Mehbooba Mufti
Mehbooba Mufti

SRINAGAR — Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and former chief minister of erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir State, Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that Prime Minister CARES Fund is the biggest scam and that corruption is at its peak in the present times.

Talking to media persons, Mehbooba as per the news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that the ventilators bought through PM CARES Fund are lying defunct not only in Srinagar, but in Gujarat as well. “Huge money has been transferred to PM CARES Fund and nobody is answerable to the people. However, the defunct ventilators bought through PM CARES Fund is a clear indication that it is a biggest scam,” she said.

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She added that there are tall claims about corruption-free government, but during the present times, the corruption is at its peak and is going on in a sophisticated manner.

Mehbooba also said that the statements being made by the BJP are not based on the facts. “These are just words and nothing beyond. BJP statements don’t carry any weight,” she added.

She added that the people in Jammu and Kashmir have been muzzled and considering forceful silence here as peace is not good.

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PDP president also said that the additional forces being called in to Jammu and Kashmir is a clear indication that the situation is not good, adding that the recent civilian killings in Kashmir is total failure of the administration, who despite having the information, failed to prevent such incidents.

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