The Congress-led opposition has been criticising the federal government over its dealing with of the pandemic and the vaccination drive, whereas the Centre has maintained that its well timed steps have been instrumental in combating Covid-19.
In a tweet in Hindi, Gandhi mentioned, “The Central government’s Covid-19 strategy — Stage 1- Impose a Tughlaqi lockdown, Stage 2- Ring bells, Stage 3- Sing praises to the Lord.”
केंद्र सरकार की कोविड रणनीति-स्टेज 1- तुग़लक़ी लॉकडाउन लगाओ।स्टेज 2- घंटी बजाओ।स्टेज Three- प्रभु के गुण गाओ।
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1618545785000
The Congress up to now additionally has in contrast among the authorities’s choices to these taken by Delhi Sultanate ruler Muhammad bin Tughlaq, to allege that they have been arbitrary and never effectively although out.
The get together has additionally taken swipes on the authorities over its ‘taali-thaali’ name final 12 months wherein individuals throughout India clapped, rang bells, blew conch shells and beat steel plates in solidarity with well being employees combating the novel coronavirus.
Later, on Instagram, Gandhi posted a video from his remarks to the media on today final 12 months when he had talked about lockdown offering time for ramping up well being infrastructure and contrasted it with a video report of how there’s a huge scarcity of assets to struggle the pandemic presently.
“One year later, our people continue to suffer, our infrastructure continues to crumble and our prime minister continues to turn away from his responsibilities,” he mentioned in his publish.
Congress basic secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra appealed to the individuals to observe Covid-appropriate behaviour reminiscent of carrying masks and taking different precautions.
“We have to win this battle together with caution and compassion,” she mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.
प्यारे देशवासियों,ये हम सबके लिए बहुत संकट का समय है। हम सबके प्रियजन, परिवारजन, आस-पास के लोग कोरोना महामारी के… https://t.co/ddkT8iZYAX
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) 1618548855000
Rahul Gandhi’s assault on the federal government got here amid a steep rise in coronavirus instances within the nation with a document 2,17,353 new infections taking India’s complete tally of Covid-19 instances to 1,42,91,917 on Friday.