"I don't know who is organising this function, so how can I go there and attend it..I won't even go to God's place without an invite," Vij told reporters yesterday in his office here referring to the 'Call for Action' event at Gurgaon being organised by the state government last evening under the Centre's flagship scheme.
"Till Monday, I was not knowing who is organising the event, whether it is a NGO or any other organisation. I came to know through newspaper advertisements that Women and Child Development department is organising the Gurgaon function," he said.

When asked that Women and Child Development Minister Kavita Jain has claimed that the Health Minister had been invited for the Gurgaon event, Vij said, "may be the invitation was sent, but I did not receive it".

Notably, both Health and Education are key departments along with the Women and Child Department, which has been made the nodal department, for the success of the Narendra Modi government's BBBP programme.

Vij, a five-time MLA from Ambala Cantt noted that his name along with that of the Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma, were missing from the publicity material for the campaign since its launch earlier this year.
The issue has yet again brought to fore the apparent strain in ties between Vij and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, but the Health minister denied any such differences. "The Chief Minister is my dear friend. I neither have any differences with him nor any difference of opinion," Vij posted on his twitter handle.

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