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Rahul Gandhi criticizes the Center for not paying compensation to the families of Covid victims | India News


NEW DELHI: Congressional leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday criticized the government for failing to pay ex gratia compensation to the families of those who died of Covid.
“It is impossible to value life, the compensation from the government is only a small help, but the Modi government is not even ready to do that,” he said.
“First the lack of treatment during the Covid pandemic and then the false figures and on top of it the cruelty of the government,” he said in a tweet in Hindi.
The Center has told the Supreme Court that ex gratia compensation of Rs 4 lakh cannot be paid to the families of those who have died from Covid-19 as it is beyond the fiscal affordability and finances of governments. central and state are under great pressure.

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