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Sonia: Modi’s government compromises Covid’s fight for public relations | India News

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NEW DELHI: A day after Rahul Gandhi sought an immediate ban on the export of Covid vaccines, Congress President Sonia Gandhi reiterated the lawsuit on Saturday while accusing the Modi government of compromising the Covid fight in favor of tactics. of public relations. He also demanded that the actual number of infections and deaths be disclosed.
Sonia said that “mass gatherings for elections and religious events” had worsened the spread of Covid. Chairing a meeting of CMs of Congress and ministers of alliance-governed states, Sonia said: “We should focus on India’s vaccination campaign first, then just export vaccines and give them away … Modi’s government has mishandled the situation”.
At the meeting, congressional chief ministers raised the alarm over the vaccine shortage, and Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel and Punjab CM Amarinder Singh noted that their stockpiles would last only three days. While Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said the shortage was a reality and urged the Center to treat the states as partners. The meeting was also attended by the Minister of Maharashtra, Balasaheb Thorat, and the Minister of Jharkhand, Rameshwar Oraon.
At the Center, Rahul Gandhi tweeted on Saturday: “What does India need? Works and blows; What does the BJP government give? Jumlas and Jibes “.
Fundamentally, Sonia also asked party leaders to deliberate whether public gatherings, including electoral rallies, should be banned. He urged states ruled by the party to take strict measures to contain the pandemic. Speaking of the farmers’ protest, the head of Congress also noted that the party-ruled states had passed the new farm laws to undo the core laws, but had not received the presidential consent. still.

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