The Congress chief additionally exhorted all political leaders ‘to suppose deeply in regards to the penalties of holding giant public rallies underneath the present circumstances’
New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday cancelled all his public rallies in poll-bound West Bengal following a rapid rise in COVID-19 circumstances within the nation. He additionally suggested all different politicians to consider the results of holding giant public rallies.
“In view of the Covid situation, I am suspending all my public rallies in West Bengal,” he stated on Twitter.
In view of the Covid scenario, I’m suspending all my public rallies in West Bengal.
I might advise all political leaders to suppose deeply in regards to the penalties of holding giant public rallies underneath the present circumstances.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) April 18, 2021
The Congress has been vital of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for holding political rallies amid the rise in coronavirus circumstances within the nation.
Senior Congress chief P Chidambaram has accused the prime minister of “shocking callousness” for holding huge political rallies in poll-bound Bengal amid the rise in COVID-19 circumstances.
He stated the prime minister ought to be at his job, sitting at his desk and coordinating with chief ministers in dealing with the COVID pandemic.
Modi has been addressing public rallies in West Bengal for the eight-phase meeting elections within the state.
India has been witnessing an enormous surge in coronavirus circumstances.
A report single-day rise of two,61,500 coronavirus infections has taken the nation’s whole tally of COVID-19 circumstances to 1,47,88,109, whereas energetic circumstances surpassed the 18-lakh mark, in accordance with the Union Health Ministry knowledge up to date on Sunday.