With the BJP set to protest Maharashtra governments failure in combating COVID-19, state Minister Jayant Patil on Thursday mentioned even Prime Minister Narendra Modi should not be agreeing to such an agitation, and accused the saffron get together of taking part in politics throughout the disaster state of affairs.
Terming BJPs Maharashtra unit as infantile, Patil mentioned the state is main in conducting COVID-19 exams, figuring out sufferers, treating them and making preparations for migrant staff, as in comparison with different states.
Claiming that the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra authorities has “failed” to examine the unfold of coronavirus and the rising variety of fatalities within the state in contrast to Kerala, the BJP on Wednesday appealed to folks to register a protest on Could 22.
Patil, who can be the Maharashtra NCP chief, recalled that every one the opposition events had earlier supported Prime Minister Modis enchantment of clanking utensils and lighting lamps (to specific gratitude in direction of medical doctors, nurses and police) to ship throughout a message that the nation was united within the combat in opposition to COVID-19.
The Maharashtra BJP, nonetheless, is taking part in politics throughout the disaster interval, Patil alleged.
We lit up lamps, when requested to. Why did we gentle up lamps? To ship out a message that we’re united within the combat in opposition to the disaster. Sadly, we can’t see such a state of affairs in Maharashtra, the state water sources minister informed reporters throughout a web-based press convention.
Maharashtra has carried out the best variety of COVID-19 exams and therefore, most circumstances are being reported from the state, he mentioned.
Patil claimed extra optimistic circumstances will likely be present in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Gujarat, if exams are carried out in these states on the dimensions as in Maharashtra.
“Therefore, it was not proper for the BJP to politicise the problem. I believe Narendra Modiji too should not have the same opinion with what the Maharashtra BJP is doing,” the minister mentioned.
“BJP leaders in Maharashtra are being infantile by planning protests when no different get together has even thought of it within the nation, he mentioned.
Patil additionally termed as fairly unlucky BJP chief Subramanian Swamys reported comment that Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray ought to snap ties with the allies Congress and NCP or else the events will destroy the Shiv Sena president within the face of COVID-19 disaster.
Swamy had made the reported remark sharing an article titled ‘The Corona Disaster: Presidents Rule, the one means out in Maharashtra?’ on Twitter.
Hitting again on the BJP, Patil mentioned the NCP has not questioned how come the novel coronavirus entered India when the saffron get together is ruling the nation.
The NCP won’t elevate the query and it doesn’t wish to politicise the problem at this juncture, he mentioned.
Maharashtra is main in treating sufferers and making all of the required preparations. If any state authorities needs to be dissolved on this account, then will probably be (BJP-led) Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. Then Maharashtra might be thought of, the minister mentioned.
Patil additionally introduced NCP’s ‘Abhipray Abhiyan’ (suggestions marketing campaign) forward of completion of 22 years of the partys formation on June 10.
The NCP chief mentioned he’ll converse to 5 lakh get together staff over cellphone throughout the marketing campaign starting Friday, to know their views on difficulties they’re dealing with whereas working on the grass root stage.
— to www.deccanherald.com