The Congress on Tuesday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi come out with concrete options to manage the Covid-19 pandemic and revive the economic system, as an alternative of giving “plain speeches”.
After the prime minister’s televised deal with this night, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala claimed that the Modi authorities has “failed” on each the fronts and India has turn out to be the “Corona capital” of the world with the “highest” variety of each day circumstances and deaths.
“It’s simple to offer sermons. The nation doesn’t want plain speeches however concrete options,” he mentioned in a tweet, quoting a phrase from saint Tulsidas.
With the onset of pageant season, Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday made an impassioned attraction to folks to comply with Covid-19 tips, saying this isn’t the time to be careless because the virus continues to be round and even somewhat negligence can dampen the festive spirit.
Surjewala and Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera, in a joint assertion, mentioned, “The prime minister should reply for the failure of the management.”
“Kindly inform the nation on easy methods to management the unstable state of affairs of the pandemic… . How will he revive the falling economic system? Does he have an answer or will he blame it on God,” the 2 leaders requested of their assertion.
“Whereas the battle in opposition to Corona is on, the chief has turned invisible and is just seen giving sermons on TV,” they mentioned
The Congress chief recalled how the prime minister mentioned on March 24 that the battle of Mahabharat continued for 18 days and they’ll win the battle in opposition to coronavirus in 21 days.
“However, even after 210 days, the battle in opposition to coronavirus is on and individuals are dying. As an alternative of popping out with an answer, Modi ji continues to be giving plain speeches on tv,” they mentioned.
“India has turn out to be the corona capital of the world. As on October 19, India tops within the each day rise in circumstances of Covid-19 when, as per official information, the nation reported 55,722 circumstances of the virus,” Surjewala mentioned.
In his seventh televised deal with to the nation following the Covid-19 outbreak, Modi on Tuesday cited examples of the US and a number of other European nations to notice that the coronavirus circumstances there have seen a sudden and worrisome rise after witnessing a fall, as he cautioned residents in opposition to any laxity till an efficient treatment is discovered.
He mentioned photos and movies have of late emerged displaying that many individuals have both stopped following precautions like sporting masks or have turn out to be negligent.
“That is completely not proper. Those that have turn out to be negligent and are shifting round with out masks are placing themselves and their households, together with youngsters and aged, in danger,” he mentioned.