NEW DELHI: Congress on Tuesday hit again at BJP chief J P Nadda for his letter to occasion president Sonia Gandhi accusing Rahul Gandhi of duplicity on the Covid-19 scenario, saying the communication reeked of vanity and denial and of the federal government’s full failure in dealing with the coronavirus scenario.
Congress spokesperson Ajay Maken refuted allegations of politicking made by Nadda in his letter to Sonia and stated former PM Manmohan Singh, Sonia and Rahul had forwarded “constructive” recommendations to PM Narendra Modi as a part of the opposition’s “raj dharma”.
While these recommendations had been ultimately endorsed by scientific journals just like the Lancet and Nature, and our bodies just like the Indian Medical Association, they had been disregarded by the Modi authorities, the letter stated.
“What option do we have but to say the government abdicated its responsibility? I ask Naddaji whether he is calling all these journals and IMA, which comprises our country’s Covid warriors, politically motivated?” Maken requested.
Citing situations of lifeless our bodies floating down the Ganga as an indication of how unhealthy issues had been, Congress alleged the federal government did not make preparations to combat the pandemic, but additionally didn’t help vaccine producers Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute, as submitted within the apex courtroom.
“When Serum Institute sought Rs 3,000 crore from the Union government, the Modi government failed to extend help. As a result of this, we have reached a stage where vaccines are in short supply,” Maken stated, alleging that on the present charge of vaccination, India would take three years and eight months to vaccinate all 90 crore adults.
Congress’s P Chidambaram cited a column by Nobel Prize winners Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo that referred to India’s Covid-19 drawback because the world’s drawback. “The authors are not Congress members. Their names may ring a bell in J P Nadda. Dr Abhijit Banerjee and Dr Esther Duflo, Nobel Prize winners,” he stated.