In a tweet in Hindi, Gandhi stated, “The false assurance of ‘optimistic pondering’ is a joke on these households and well being staff who’ve misplaced their family members and are struggling a disaster of oxygen, hospitals and medicines. Burying one’s head within the sand is just not optimistic – it’s a betrayal of our residents.”
He additionally hooked up a information report in Hindi with the tweet. On the identical day, ballot strategist Prashant Kishor additionally slammed the federal government, describing as “disgusting makes an attempt to push “propaganda” within the title of spreading positivity.
“Within the face of a grieving nation and tragedies unfolding throughout us, the continued try and push falsehood and propaganda within the title of spreading positivity is disgusting! For being optimistic we do not have to turn out to be blind propagandist of the federal government,” Kishor stated in a tweet.
The remarks got here amid studies of a brand new technique of the federal government, the ruling BJP and its ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to combat huge nationwide and worldwide criticism of the Narendra Modi authorities’s dealing with of the Covid second wave.
On Wednesday, India recorded 4,205 deaths, the very best to this point in a day with 3.48 lakh instances of Covid-19.