Congress on COVID: As India’s coronavirus case tally topped 50 lakh on Wednesday, the Congress requested the government to inform the nation how the pandemic will likely be managed and if it can blame god to evade accountability.
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala additionally in contrast the battle towards COVID-19 to the Mahabharata.
“Mahabharata of coronavirus pandemic is on, but the Modi government is missing,” he alleged.
The complete variety of coronavirus circumstances mounted to 50,20,359, simply 11 days after it crossed 40 lakh, whereas the dying toll climbed to 82,066 with 1,290 individuals succumbing to the illness in 24 hours, in accordance to Union Health Ministry knowledge on Wednesday.
In a sequence of tweets in Hindi, Surjewala requested, “Facts about COVID-19, will the PM answer-: 1.In coronavirus infections per day – India at number 1 in the world (90,123 infections). 2.Coronavirus mortality rate per day – India ranks first in the world (1,290 deaths) 3.Coronavirus infection rate doubling – India at number 1 in the world (double in 31 days) 4.In total coronavirus cases – India ranks second in the world.”
He added that India ranks second on the earth when it comes to lively circumstances (9,95,933 infections), whereas when it comes to deaths it ranks third on the earth (82,066 deaths).
Demanding that the government inform the nation how the coronavirus pandemic will likely be managed, he requested, “Or will the government blame god to evade accountability?” It was an obvious reference to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s ‘Act of God’ comment whereas speaking in regards to the economic system.
Sitharaman had stated the economic system has been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, which is an ”Act of God”, and it’ll see a contraction within the present fiscal.