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Fri Apr 30, 2021, 01:43 AM

India's PM Modi appears to be Grifting off the Pandemic

Last year when Covid was breaking out around the world Modi set up some fund (PM Cares Fund) to deal with the pandemic. Right now a lot of people who want to help with the current outbreak in India have been donating to it but people in India are saying NOT to donate to this as there is nothing to show it went towareds helping people in any way.

There is no oversight of it and Modi and his thugs directly control it.

Below is an article from last year about the fund :


On 27 March, just days after India began a country-wide lockdown to halt the spread of the coronavirus, Narendra Modi set up the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund. The PM Cares Fund, for short.

A day later, Mr Modi appealed to "all Indians" to donate.

"It is my appeal to my fellow Indians, kindly contribute to the PM-Cares Fund," he tweeted, telling the nation that their donations would strengthen India's fight against Covid-19 and "similar distressing situations" in future.

On the day PM Cares was set up, a massive humanitarian crisis began to unfold in India - millions of migrant workers, some of India's poorest people, began fleeing the cities after Mr Modi imposed a sudden country-wide lockdown. For weeks, they walked hundreds of miles, hungry and thirsty, to reach their villages. More than a 100 died.

It was thought that the government would spend at least some of the money helping those forced to travel, but that did not happen, prompting one opposition MP to rebrand the fund the "PM Does Not Really Care".

In the weeks since the fund was set up, questions have also been asked about how it is constituted and managed, how much money has been collected, from whom, and how it is being put to use?

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-53151308

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OhioChick Apr 30 #2
joetheman Apr 30 #3
ansible Apr 30 #4
Bernardo de La Paz Apr 30 #6
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Response to JI7 (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 01:48 AM

1. Sounds like something Modi would do. nt

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Response to JI7 (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 01:51 AM

2. Modi sounds like another trump n/t

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Response to JI7 (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 02:04 AM

3. Taking a page out of the Trump playbook. nt

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Response to JI7 (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 03:05 AM

4. India is sadly a hopelessly corrupt country

And with over 1 billion people and growing, it will never get better.

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Response to ansible (Reply #4)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 04:47 AM

6. I wish people would stop making indefensible doomer statements like "it will never get better"


We heard such statements when tRump took office in 2017.

Now we have Biden-Harris.

Is the implication that Indians are not as capable of self-government as Americans? Enough with the doomer defeatist depressive downer mindset!

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #6)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 05:17 AM

7. You are right. Just look at Germany and Italy and all the other countries that

were once ruled by tyrants but are now OK.

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Response to JI7 (Original post)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 03:31 AM

5. I donated to Doctors Without Borders

I trust them.

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