Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Sonia taken COVID-19 jabs, government should inoculate all instead of creating non-issues: Congress

Harsh Vardhan is India’s Health Minister and “he should know that Congress president has taken both the vaccination doses of Covishield”, the Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala mentioned.

Sonia Gandhi has taken each doses of the Covishield vaccine, the Congress mentioned on Thursday following questions from the BJP and requested the government to observe the ‘raj dharma’ of vaccinating all Indians instead of creating non-issues.

The Congress president’s daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has taken her first dose of the vaccine and her son and Rahul Gandhi will take his shot submit Covid


restoration as suggested by medical doctors, get together chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala mentioned whereas hitting out on the BJP for elevating doubts on whether or not the Gandhis had obtained their jabs.

Several BJP leaders have raised questions over the Gandhis’ vaccinations and accused them and the get together of creating “vaccine hesitancy” within the nation.

“Instead of beating around the bush and creating non-issues, the Modi government should concentrate on vaccinating 80 lakh to one crore people daily in order to meet the target of 100 crore Indians by December 31, 2021. This is the only ‘raj dharma’ they need to follow after failing the people of India during the second wave of Covid,” Mr. Surjewala advised PTI after the BJP sought vaccination particulars of the Congress’ first household.

Harsh Vardhan is India’s Health Minister and “he should know that Congress president has taken both the vaccination doses of Covishield”, the Congress chief mentioned.

“Shri Rahul Gandhi was scheduled to take the vaccination on April 16, 2021. As he had minor flu symptoms, he was tested first and the RT-PCR test came positive on April 18, 2021. Post recovery from Covid and as advised about the vaccine gap by doctors, he would be vaccinated,” he mentioned.


Congress common secretary Priyanka Gandhi has additionally taken the primary vaccination dose, he mentioned. “Thereafter, her husband tested positive on March 28 and since she was exposed, she and her husband will take the necessary vaccination shot after the mandatory vaccination period has elapsed,” Mr. Surjewala mentioned.

He alleged that the Modi government and the Health Minister are “guilty of Himalayan mismanagement of vaccination” in India.

“The obduracy and incompetence of the Prime Minister and Health Minister have endangered the lives of millions of Indians leaving us unprepared and unprotected of a possible third wave of coronavirus,” he mentioned.

In the six months between January 16 to June 16, he mentioned, solely 3.51% of India’s whole inhabitants of 140 crore have been vaccinated with each doses.

This is the bottom vaccination protection on the planet, in response to the Congress chief.

Mr. Surjewala famous that the common vaccination as much as June 16 is 17.23 lakh per day for the interval of six months. At this tempo, it is going to take 944 days to vaccinate all 94.4 crore Indians with each doses, after deducting the already administered 26 crore doses, he claimed.

This would imply that vaccination protection can be potential solely after 2.5 years as 944 days would finish on January 16, 2024, he mentioned.

“The simple question is can India afford to wait this long,” he famous.

“Instead of addressing the vaccination issue, a belligerent Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan and the BJP are attempting to derail the issue by focussing on vaccination of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra,” the Congress chief alleged.

The Congress has been criticising the government’s vaccination technique and requested them to make public its coverage on methods to vaccinate all Indians and defend them from COVID-19 in future.

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