Govt fights for blue tick but leaves people to get COVID vaccines on their personal: Rahul Gandhi
Hitting again on the Congress chief, the BJP stated he ought to get out of social media and work on the bottom.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a swipe on the Modi authorities, saying it’s combating for a blue tick whereas leaving people to turn out to be “aatmanirbhar” (self-reliant) to get Covid vaccines.
Hitting again on the Congress chief, the BJP stated he ought to get out of social media and work on the bottom. The get together additionally requested him to communicate to chief ministers of Congress-ruled states relating to alleged scams and irregularities within the COVID vaccination programme there.
Mr. Gandhi’s remarks got here a day after outrage over the removing of ‘blue tick’ badge from the private accounts of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and RSS high functionaries, together with Mohan Bhagwat, by Twitter, solely to restore it later.
“The Modi government is fighting for the blue tick. If you want a COVID vaccine, then be self-reliant,” he stated in a sarcastic tweet in Hindi, utilizing the hashtag “#Priorities”.
Taking a dig at Mr. Gandhi, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra stated doing politics on Twitter is his (Gandhi’s) “most important subject” and “biggest platform”. Patra asserted that the Modi authorities has achieved an admirable job in spearheading such a giant inoculation programme and offering free ration to the poor.
Meanwhile, the previous Congress president additionally talked about stopping language discrimination after a Delhi authorities hospital requested its nurses not to converse in Malayalam. The hospital order has been revoked.
“Malayalam is as Indian as any other Indian language. Stop language discrimination,” Mr. Gandhi stated in one other tweet.
Congress common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra additionally shared the priority and posted the order of the Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research warning the nursing personnel to use solely Hindi and English for communication, else critical motion will probably be taken.
“This order is a violation of the basic values of our country. It is racist, discriminatory and utterly wrong,” she stated in a tweet in Malayalam, saying Malayali nurses are risking their lives in Covid occasions to save people.
“This order is also an insult. We owe them a debt of gratitude and respect. It should be withdrawn as soon as possible and an apology should be published,” she demanded.
In one other tweet, Ms. Priyanka alleged that the Modi authorities lowered oxygen beds by 36%, ICU beds by 46%, ventilator beds by 28% between September 2020 and January 2021.
“Is the health of Indian citizens less important than the Central Vista project?” she requested, alleging that the federal government has declared the venture as an important service with people working day and evening to full it by 2023.
“When every expert in the country, the Parliamentary Committee on Health and their own sero-surveys warned them that additional beds would be needed for an inevitable second wave,” she stated as a part of her ‘ZimmedarKaun’ (Who is accountable) marketing campaign.