Pointing on the COVID-19 scenario within the nationwide capital, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday accused the Aam Aadmi Get together of indulging in “petty politics” over the pandemic.
The Punjab Chief Minister alleged that the celebration was concerned in a “adverse propaganda” towards his authorities, which was “irresponsible”.
Evaluating Punjab’s coronavirus scenario with Delhi, the place AAP is on the helm, Amarinder Singh mentioned opposite to what the celebration was projecting, the scenario within the nationwide capital was a lot worse.
With round 2.90 crore inhabitants, Punjab has 18,000 lively instances whereas Delhi with 1.80 crore inhabitants has 25,000 plus lively sufferers, he mentioned in a press release.
Even Haryana has lesser inhabitants than Punjab however an equal variety of lively instances, he mentioned throughout a digital assembly with Congress MLAs to debate the coronavirus disaster within the state.
Amarinder Singh mentioned India is going through a war-like scenario similar to the world and a united battle alone can deal with the issue, he mentioned.
However AAP is busy in “petty politics” amidst the disaster, he alleged within the assertion.
The Punjab CM additionally claimed that the Congress was serving to governments in all states in tackling the pandemic, even the place it was not in energy.
The chief minister mentioned he was additionally prepared to assist any state that asks for it, be it Delhi, Himachal Pradesh or Haryana.
“That’s the solely method to battle the disaster. If tomorrow Delhi wants my assist, I’ll willingly provide it,” he mentioned.
The Punjab Chief Minister mentioned to encourage poor individuals to get themselves examined, his authorities has began distributing free meals packets to these in isolation and with no supply of livelihood.
He requested the MLAs to work with district administrations to make sure that meals packets attain the needy and they don’t maintain again from getting themselves examined for the concern of being left with out livelihood throughout the isolation interval.
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