Amid ‘clouds of disease’, govt benefitting from disaster: Rahul’s fresh salvo at Centre

“There are ‘clouds’ of the disease, people are in trouble, one can make benefits – the anti-poor government is earning by turning a disaster into profit,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi.

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New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who has been lashing out at the Centre relentlessly, in a tweet said that the central government is ‘anti-poor’ and was earning a profit during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Rahul Gandhi

He tweeted a picture which reads the Indian Railways generated Rs 429.90 crore revenue through fares collected for Shramik Special trains till July 9.

“There are ‘clouds’ of the disease, people are in trouble, one can make benefits – the anti-poor government is earning by turning a disaster into profit,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi.

Railways operated 4,496 special trains between May 1 and July 9, ferrying 6.3 million people.

Gandhi has been leading his party’s attack on the Centre over a number of issues, including the handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the border standoff with China, for some time now.