Rahul Gandhi takes dig at new Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya over vaccine shortage

Meanwhile, newly appointed Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya was trolled over his old remarks dating back to 2013-14.

By Rajan Nath - July 08, 2021 5:07 pm

Soon after the new health minister Mansukh Mandaviya took charge, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked whether it will change anything and there will be no shortage of COVID-19 vaccine.

"Does this mean no more vaccine shortage," he asked on Twitter, along with the hashtag "#Change". Congress has been criticising the Centre's COVID-19 vaccination policy. It alleged that vaccination was moving at a slow pace and needs to be accelerated.

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However, the BJP hit back at Rahul Gandhi with its spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia alleging that Congress leader was "irresponsible" and has been criticising for the sake of doing so.

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Congress, earlier, said that the dropping of former Health Minister Harsh Vardhan was an admission of the government's failure in handling the coronavirus pandemic.

Earlier, Congress leader P Chidambaram had said the first task of the new Health Minister Mansukh Mandavia would be to remove the shortage of COVID-19 vaccine as some states have been facing acute shortages.

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Meanwhile, newly appointed Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya was trolled over his old remarks dating back to 2013-14.

Some of these tweets include remarks such as ‘Mahatma Gandhi was our nation of father’.

-PTC News

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