Leader of opposition and Trinamool Congress leader Dr. Mukul Sangma today said that the NPP-led MDA government has failed to focus on priorities of the people.
Replying to a question on the failure of the government to provide safety and security to the people, during an interaction programme with the youth at Madan Iewrynghep today, Dr Sangma said, “I need to reply on the basis of my own analysis. Two things are important. One is taking responsibility and the other is fulfilling the duty. You may have authority but do they have a sense of responsibility.”
He said as representative, priority should be to the people. “If people are feeling insecure living in the state, then that is a failure of the government. Instilling confidence will be the paramount responsibility. The current government failed to focus on the priorities of the people,” he said.
Answering a question on the skyrocketing rise of unemployment in the state, Dr Sangma observed, “The incumbent government failed to provide jobs to youths that are already available. You witnessed this narrative that thousands of jobs are available but are not filled. It is the sheer insensitivity of the government to respond to the demand for jobs. In response to the call of duty, which is already available, the creation of a job is a distant dream. Imagine the magnitude of the problem, as the parents have spent huge money on their education. This serious issue is drawing the attention of everyone now. As we were also drawn by this issue, we tried to get a response from the government on multiple occasions, but it has been a futile attempt falling on the deaf ears.”
The interaction programme was attended by students, young professionals, entrepreneurs, musicians, sportsmen and youngsters from several walks of life.
The event was second in the series of Meghalaya TMC’s campaign on creating dialogues to reach out and engage the various sections of the society.
The party said that the objective behind hosting the event was to hear opinions, answer questions and understand aspirations, concerns and to convey Dr. Sangma’s vision of State’s progress.