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BJP Govt award Rs 1,126 crore contract to Chinese firm while its cadres voice for boycott

BJP party led Narendra Modi-led government on June 12 granted a contract worth Rs 1,126 crore to a Chinese multinational construction company – Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. Ltd. (STEC).
 
According to National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) – a joint company of Governments of India, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, mandated for implementing the Regional Rapid Transit System the STEC has emerged as the lowest bidder for the construction of the 5.6 km underground stretch between New Ashok Nagar–Sahibabad of the Delhi–Meerut RRTS project.
 
Bidding for Rs. 30,274 crore Delhi–Meerut RRTS project was opened in March 2020 wherein, as per the NCRTC, five companies were found to be “technically compliant”. List of the companies and their bid can be read here:
 
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Expected to be completed by 2025, Delhi–Meerut RRTS project is an 82.15 km long, under-construction, semi-high speed rail corridor, connecting Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut.
 
As per NCRTC, it is one of the three rapid-rail corridors planned under the Regional Rapid Transport System (RRTS) project.
 
With a maximum speed of 160 km/h (99.42 mph), the distance between Delhi and Meerut will be covered in around 62 minutes.
 
Social media bloggers fumes Modi govt grants contract worth Rs 1,126 crore to a Chinese firm at a time even as India faces aggression in Ladakh where Indian Army officially disclosed 20 of its men were dead and due to Chinese aggression along the LAC in Ladakh, reportedly losing 60 sq km of its land to China, 
 
Not only Rajiv Gandhi murder probe Indicted BJP MP Swamy lambasted his own government for going slow but also noted this subject sensitivity  in the days to Come ., RSS affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) has demanded the Narendra Modi government to cancel the bid.
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Jain Commission indicted BJP Rajyasabha MP Subramaniya Swamy wants retaliation with china to reclaim land taken by china of approx 69Sqm land
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SJM national co-convener Ashwani Mahajan has petitioned the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari to scrap the bid of the Chinese company and wants the ministry to encourage domestic players in critical projects. But having awarded the contract it will be difficult to Cancel the same NCRTC sources said . 
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Social media is busy by  bringing the contradictory inside BJP   where the ruling party cadres  busy in propagating for  boycott Chinese goods whereas their bosses busy in signing contacts worth in thousand crores with Chinese companies .
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Also read : Border Boils : India Officially Announced 20 As Dead But China Remain Silent
 
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