Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi on COVID situation in India

Rahul Gandhi tweets letter to PM Narendra Modi: 'Our unconditional  support... pass Women's Reservation Bill' - The Financial ExpressNew Delhi, May 12 (KMS): Attacking the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, over the Covid situation in the country, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, has said that he should remove his rose tinted glasses through which he can see nothing but the Central Vista project.

The Congress has been demanding that the project, including a new Parliament building and a new residence for the prime minister, be dropped and the money be used on improving medical facilities and infrastructure in the country.

“Countless dead bodies flowing in the rivers. Miles of lines in hospitals. Robbed people of their right to life. PM, take off those rose tinted glasses through which nothing is seen except the Central Vista,” Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.

On the other hand, Indian Ministry of External Affairs has said that Narendra Modi will not travel to the UK next month to attend a summit of the G7 grouping in view of the prevailing coronavirus situation.

“While appreciating the invitation to the Prime Minister by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to attend the G7 Summit as a special invitee, given the prevailing COVID situation, it has been decided that the Prime Minister will not attend the G7 Summit in person,” MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.

The G7 is scheduled to take place in Cornwall from June 11-13. The G7 comprises the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States. As the chair of G7, the UK has invited India, Australia, South Korea, and South Africa to the summit.