Noting that between January-March this yr, the Modi authorities despatched 6.5 crore vaccine doses overseas, Priyanka Gandhi stated the federal government additionally gifted free vaccines to many nations.
At the moment, solely 3.5 crore individuals had gotten vaccinated in India, she stated.
“From Could 1, the federal government opened the doorways to present vaccination to about 60 crore inhabitants within the age group of 18-44, however gave orders for under 28 crore vaccine doses, with which it’s attainable to vaccinate solely 14 crore.”
She additionally posed a collection of questions for the federal government, asking why it ordered only one.6 crore vaccines in January 2021 when, in keeping with the prime minister’s assertion, his authorities was prepared with the whole plan for vaccination final yr.
“Why did Modi ji’s authorities ship extra vaccines overseas, whereas vaccinating much less individuals in India?”
“Why is India, the world’s largest vaccine producer, at this time able that it has to ask for vaccines from different nations, and why is that this shameless authorities attempting to current it as an achievement?” she stated in one other poser.
Questions should be requested in order that the individuals in energy perceive their accountability and accountability in direction of this nation, Priyanka Gandhi had asserted whereas saying her ‘Zimmedaar Kaun’ marketing campaign on Tuesday.
The Congress has been important of the Centre’s dealing with of the Covid scenario within the nation, however the authorities has dismissed the criticism of the Opposition occasion, accusing it of politicising the pandemic.