File picture of Congress communications in cost Randeep Surjewala. (Image: PTI)

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala stated the prime minister and the BJP authorities should inform the nation about its plan to management coronavirus an infection and the best way ahead.

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  • Last Updated: May 31, 2020, 11:57 PM IST

With India witnessing its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 instances on Sunday, the Congress requested the federal government what its technique was to struggle the lethal virus and revive the financial system.

The get together alleged that 667 individuals have additionally died through the nationwide lockdown and requested the federal government who was chargeable for their deaths.

The Congress additionally stated the federal government’s social distancing with individuals has elevated a lot that it doesn’t even know what is going on on the bottom and that historical past books will recognise its final six years as being “a harbinger of doom”.

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala stated the prime minister and the BJP authorities should inform the nation about its plan to management coronavirus an infection and the best way ahead.

“Four Lockdowns. Today, we witnessed biggest ‘Single Day Spike’ in COVID19 infection of 8,380. Total Infection at 1,82,490. 5th Lockdown begins tomorrow. What is the govt strategy (sic),” he tweeted.

“Have the lockdowns failed? Is there a blueprint to fight Corona? Any plan out of economic havoc,” Surjewala additionally requested.

He stated with the fifth lockdown beginning on Monday, “PM and BJP government must tell the ‘Plan’ – To control infection. Exit route out of Lockdowns. To revive Economy and the way forward.”

India registered its highest single-day spike of COVID-19 instances on Sunday with 8,380 new infections reported within the final 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 1,82,143, whereas the loss of life toll rose to 5,164, in accordance to the Union Health Ministry.

Congress chief Jairam Ramesh additionally stated, “India is the only country to unlock so much even as COVID-19 infections are rising sharply.”

“Rightly it has been said. There are three ways of doing things: The Right Way, the Wrong Way and the Indian Way,” he tweeted.

Congress spokesperson Kapil Sibal took a swipe on the Centre, saying, “The government’s social distancing with people has increased so much that it does not know what is happening on the ground and how to address the problems faced by people, especially the poor.”

Talking concerning the prime minister’s letter to fellow residents, Sibal stated, “I want to ask PM that at least now tell us what is your definition of your fellow Indians. Does that definition fit into what happened prior to March 24. At least now change the way you are handling the future of this country.”

On the BJP’s declare that this can be a “golden chapter” within the historical past of Indian democracy, the Congress chief stated, “The government tells the court that we are prophets of doom and future history books will recognise these six years of this government as being a harbinger of doom.”

Sibal stated the prime minister talks about defending democracy, “Actually, till March 24 (when lockdown was announced), they tried to throttle democracy.”

He claimed that the federal government makes bulletins however it doesn’t even know concerning the quantity of migrants.

“Now the government has no data about the number of migrants, either those who come from other states or those who come or who live within states.

“So, the federal government has no information as to the place they’re, what work they do, the place they work, so if they do not have the information, how will they attain the individuals, these Shramiks, these migrants labourers, to give them ‘rahat’ (aid),” Sibal asked.

He said this government in the last six years has not concentrated on the real issues of the people like healthcare, education and taking care of concerns of poor, and has instead talked about 370, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, National Register of Citizens, Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Triple Talaq.

“Had this authorities within the final six years targeting points regarding individuals, India would have been completely different right now,” he said.

The former law minister said the COVID-19 pandemic has “uncovered” the federal government’s helplessness, and the rift that was created within the society has been bridged by individuals themselves as they stand in solidarity with each other to overcome the present challenges.






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