Gandhi additionally launched a marketing campaign to stress the federal government for common free vaccination within the nation.
He additionally shared a video highlighting the scarcity of vaccines.
His sister and Congress normal secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra additionally tweeted for common free vaccination and slammed the federal government over a “confused and dithering” vaccination program.
“We’re one of many greatest vaccine-manufacturers on the earth. But solely 3.4% of our inhabitants is absolutely vaccinated. Who’s chargeable for India’s confused and dithering vaccination program,” she requested within the tweet.
She stated that on August 15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had declared that there was a plan in place to vaccinate each Indian. However it’s now mid-2021, and the nation’s inoculation fee is simply 1.9 million folks per day, whereas “we want 7 to eight million folks to be vaccinated per day to attain that focus on”, she stated.
“The Centre first took all accountability, after that because the 2nd wave hit it began to abdicate accountability to the states. Different federal international locations like Germany and the USA have adopted a very completely different course of, the place the Centre has procured the vaccines and distributed it to states,” she requested in a video tagged within the tweet.
“Why did the Modi authorities not achieve this?”
The Congress has been criticial of the federal government’s dealing with of the pandemic and has slammed the vaccination coverage.
The celebration has additionally been demanding free vaccination for all and has urged the Centre to obtain jabs and supply them to states.