‘Government Doesn’t Get It’: Rahul Gandhi pleads nation-wide lockdown with protection of NYAY for the vulnerable sections

Last year, Rahul Gandhi himself said that a lockdown is not a solution to the COVID-19 virus instead its just a pause button.

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New Delhi: Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi tweeted on Tuesday asking the central govt. to impose a nation-wide lockdown even after being a vocal critic of it last year. Rahul said in his tweet on Tuesday that inaction of central government is killing innocent peoples.

Although last year when the govt. had imposed a two-month long nation-wide lockdown, Rahul had a opposed the decision publicly on multiple occasions. He said last year, “When you lock people up, the disease gets locked up. When you open the door, the disease will come rushing out.”

Earlier this year in March Rahul again criticized the ‘unplanned lockdown’ which was imposed by the central govt., he tweeted:

In another video he said, “Lockdown is like a pause button, a lockdown is in no way a solution to the COVID-19 virus.”

BJP IT-Cell chief Amit Malviya also confronted Rahul about his tweet on Tuesday and accused him of using pandemic for his cheap politics.

COVID-19 Update

India registered a slight dip in COVID-19 cases as it registered 3,57,229 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday. While 3,449 people succumbed to the disease.

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