NEW DELHI –
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi got emotional while virtually interacting with the frontline workers in his Lok Sabha constituency in Varanasi, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a jibe at Modi, saying that at a time when there are no vaccines and the Covid death toll is at its highest, the government’s response is ‘PM cries.
Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet, “No vaccines, lowest GDP, highest Covid deaths… GOI’s (Government of India) response? PM cries.”
He also attached a report which showed India’s gross domestic product at -8 per cent and 212 deaths due to Covid per million population.
His remarks came a day after Modi choked while condoling the deaths of people who succumbed to Covid-19 in the second wave of pandemic.
As per the data released by the Health Ministry on Saturday, India recorded 4,194 deaths and 2.57 lakh fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours. -IANS