Govt Play­ing Cruel Joke: Congress on IGNCA Chief Ap­point­ment

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

NEW DELHI: Congress has ac­cused the Modi govern­ment of play­ing a “cruel joke” on the legacy of Indira Gandhi by bring­ing de­trac­tors of her poli­cies in the re­con­sti­tuted man­age­ment of Indira Gandhi Na­tional Cen­tre for the Arts (IGNCA). Re­act­ing to the re­con­sti­tu­tion of the man­age­ment of IGNCA with Hindi jour­nal­ist Ram Ba­hadur Rai ap­pointed as its head in place of for­mer di­plo­mat Chin­maya Gharekhan, Anand Sharma said, “It re­flects the mind­set of the Modi dis­pen­sa­tion. It is a cruel joke.”—

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