Covid Second wave: Amid the coronavirus situation in India, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday cancelled his West Bengal rallies.
Even as he advised other politicians to think about the consequences of holding large public rallies amid the second wave of Covid.
Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and wrote: “In view of the Covid situation, I am suspending all my public rallies in West Bengal. I would advise all political leaders to think deeply about the consequences of holding large public rallies under the current circumstances.”
Meanwhile, the Congress party and other political parties have been criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for holding political rallies despite the coronavirus situation in India.
Earlier, the senior Congress leader P Chidambaram had accused the Prime Minister of shocking callousness of holding huge rallies in West Bengal.
Chidambaram had said that the Prime Minister should be at his job and coordinating with chief ministers in handling the coronavirus pandemic.
However, the Prime Minister has been addressing public rallies in West Bengal for the 8-phase Assembly elections in West Bengal.
India has been reporting more than 2 lakh new cases every day. On Sunday, India recorded a single-day spike of 2,61,500 cases taking the country’s total tally to 1,47,88,109.
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