File picture of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi. (PTI)

Notably, Gandhi’s assault on the Centre got here a day after India surpassed Russia to turn into the third worst-hit nation by the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Last Updated: July 6, 2020, 10:45 AM IST

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday mounted an assault on the Centre over the growing variety of coronavirus instances, saying that the federal government’s dealing with of the Covid-19 disaster would determine sooner or later case research of Harvard Business School.

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress chief additionally tweeted a clip which included segments from the PM’s addresses to the nation on the Covid-19 pandemic, together with his feedback that the Mahabharata warfare was received in 18 days and the warfare in opposition to coronavirus would take 21 days.

Besides this, the clip had a graph depicting the rising coronavirus instances, making India the third worst-affected nation by way of the case rely.

“Future HBS case studies on failure: 1. Covid19. 2. Demonetisation.3. GST implementation,” Gandhi tweeted together with the clip.

Notably, Gandhi’s assault on the Centre got here a day after India surpassed Russia to turn into the third worst-hit nation by the coronavirus pandemic. Just the US and Brazil are forward of India by way of the variety of instances.

BJP nationwide president JP Nadda, in his scathing reply to Gandhi, stated that the Congress chief had not attended a “single meeting of Standing Committee on Defence” and was doing all the pieces {that a} “responsible opposition leader should not do.”

“Rahul Gandhi does not attend a single meeting of Standing Committee on Defence. But sadly, he continues to demoralise the nation, question the valour of our armed forces and do everything that a responsible opposition leader should not do,” Nadda wrote on twitter.

Further hitting out on the Congress occasion, Nadda stated: “Rahul Gandhi belongs to that glorious dynastic tradition where as far as defence is concerned, committees don’t matter, only commissions do. Congress has many deserving members who understand parliamentary matters but one dynasty will never let such leaders grow. Really sad.”

On Sunday, Gandhi had additionally stated that the federal government was “wasting” the lockdown by not ramping up well being infrastructure and procuring “substandard” ventilators which might be important for important COVID-19 sufferers. Gandhi had additionally alleged “opacity” within the PM Cares Fund is placing lives of Indians in danger.

Using the hashtag “BJPfailsCoronaFight”, Gandhi tweeted, “PMCares opacity is: 1. Putting Indian lives at risk. 2. Ensuring public money is used to buy sub-standard products.”

(With inputs from PTI)