Govt selling PSUs to pamper some private players: Adhir

New Delhi, Nov 22 (PTI) Congress leader Adhir RanjanChowdhury on Friday attacked the BJP-led government overdisinvestment of PSUs, accusing it of pursuing privatisationto 'pamper' some private players.

Government is selling family silver of the country topursue privatisation and is doing so without Parliamentscrutiny, he said while speaking after Question Hour.

Chowdhury said, 'Government is selling profit-making PSUsto pamper some private players.' The Speaker then told him that the time alloted to himwas over.

At this point, Congress members along with Chowdhurywalked out of the House.

The Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi onWednesday approved strategic disinvestment in five publicsector undertakings including BPCL, Shipping Corporation ofIndia and Concor. PTI JTR ACBDV DV