Replying to Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri’s jibe on social media wherein he accused Congress MP Shashi Tharoor of fanning vaccine hesitancy amongst folks, Tharoor on Thursday requested the Union minister whether or not his tweets have created the vaccine scarcity within the nation. Delinking his preliminary “doubts” over vaccines from the vaccine disaster within the nation, Tharoor requested whether or not Congress tweets have additionally been chargeable for the Centre not ordering enough vaccines.
“Briefly, when will the BJP Authorities take accountability for its manifest failures of coverage & administration fairly than pointing fingers on the Opposition in a useless try and divert consideration from its personal poor efficiency?” Tharoor tweeted.
‘Masters of doublespeak’, minister slams Cong over Covid-19 vaccine, Tharoor replies
The assault comes amid the continuing tirade between the Centre and the opposition leaders wherein the Congress for its ‘failure’ in managing the disaster, whereas BJP ministers are accusing the Congress of indulging in vaccine politics.
Shashi Tharoor, significantly, has been a goal of minister Hardeep Singh Puri’s assault as Puri wrote on Twitter, “A few of their leaders like Shashi Tharoor, to call one, are betraying an nearly infantile stubbornness in admitting their fault about India’s vaccine coverage.”
“After constantly airing doubts on vaccine efficacy, he has made a turnaround on 28 April 2021, however not with out mentioning that he wasn’t fallacious about being fallacious! Think about the scenario if GoI had heeded his ‘recommendation’ & waited until two weeks again to begin vaccine manufacturing,” Puri tweeted sharing screenshots of Tharoor’s earlier tweets.
After Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin was cleared for restricted emergency use, a number of Congress leaders together with Shashi Tharoor, Jairam Ramesh doubted the efficacy of the vaccine. After the part three trial outcomes of Covaxin have been out, Tharoor congratulated the makers and mentioned vaccine provides ought to be scaled as much as meet the necessity of the nation.
Amid the height of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, accentuated by the scarcity of medical assets and vaccines, because the Centre is going through extreme criticism, BJP ministers, leaders, spokespersons are countering all allegations, one by one.