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New Delhi, May 22 : A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi got emotional while virtually interacting with the frontline workers in his Lok Sabha constituency in Varanasi, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a jibe at Modi, saying that at a time when there are no vaccines and the Covid death toll is at its highest, the government’s response is ‘PM cries.
Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet, “No vaccines, lowest GDP, highest Covid deaths… GOI’s (Government of India) response? PM cries.”
He also attached a report which showed India’s gross domestic product at -8 per cent and 212 deaths due to Covid per million population.
His remarks came a day after Modi choked while condoling the deaths of people who succumbed to Covid-19 in the second wave of pandemic.
As per the data released by the Health Ministry on Saturday, India recorded 4,194 deaths and 2.57 lakh fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours.
IANS / AGENCY