Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday demanded that the federal government present credible knowledge on Covid deaths within the nation and pay a compensation of Rs 4 lakh every to households of Covid-19 victims.
Gandhi shared a video wherein households, who misplaced their pricey ones as a consequence of Covid in Gujarat, alleged that they didn’t obtain well timed assist from the federal government.
He additionally attacked the “Gujarat mannequin” which the BJP has projected as the very best within the nation.
कांग्रेस पार्टी की दो माँग हैं-1. कोविड मृतकों के सही आँकड़े बताए जायें।2. अपने प्रियजनों को कोविड में खो चुके परिवारों को चार लाख हरजाना दिया जाए।
सरकार हो तो जनता का दुख दूर करना होगा,हरजाना मिलना चाहिए, #4LakhDenaHoga pic.twitter.com/aEPO7XVxyJ
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) November 24, 2021
“The Congress get together has two calls for that credible knowledge on Covid deaths be disclosed and compensation of Rs 4 lakh be given to the households of those that misplaced their kin as a consequence of COVID-19.The federal government must ease the ache of individuals and they need to get compensation,” he mentioned in a tweet in Hindi, utilizing the hashtag “#4LakhDenaHoga”.
Within the 4.31 minute video as a part of “Congress Nyay marketing campaign”, Gandhi mentioned the Gujarat mannequin is way talked about however the households whom they talked to mentioned that in Covid instances they neither received a hospital mattress nor a ventilator.
“Once you had to assist them within the hospital, you weren’t there and once they misplaced Rs 10-15 lakh in hospital and likewise their members of the family, you have been nonetheless not there to supply compensation. What kind of Authorities is that this,” he requested.
Gandhi mentioned whereas the Gujarat authorities claims that solely 10,000 individuals died as a consequence of Covid, the reality is that three lakh individuals have died as a consequence of Covid. He claimed that Congress employees have gone home to accommodate to determine this.
“The official tally says 10,000 individuals died as a consequence of Covid, however the reality is three lakh,” he claimed.
He mentioned in at this time’s Gujarat mannequin, solely Rs 50,000 is being paid as compensation to individuals dropping their kin as a consequence of Covid, whereas they need to get Rs three lakh every.
“The prime minister has Rs 8,500 crore for getting a brand new aircraft, however the authorities has no cash for paying compensation to those that misplaced their members of the family as a consequence of Covid,” he mentioned.
Gandhi mentioned the Congress desires the federal government to pay compensation of Rs 4 lakh to all of the lakhs of people that died as a consequence of Covid within the nation.
“Some choose industrialists are being handed over the nation and have been given reduction in tax of lakhs of crore throughout Covid instances, however the poor individuals of India aren’t being paid compensation as a consequence of Covid deaths,” he alleged.
“The Congress get together will exert strain on the federal government and can be certain compensation of Rs 4 lakh every is paid to all these poor households who misplaced their kin as a consequence of Covid,” Gandhi mentioned within the video.
The Congress has stepped up its marketing campaign in opposition to the BJP in Gujarat, which matches to polls late subsequent yr.