Indian Youth Congress chief Srinivas BV, whose Twitter account has been among the many most lively in responding to Covid-related SOS, was questioned by the Delhi Police at this time on allegations linked to reduction materials.
“We won’t cease our work, we’re not scared,” Mr Srinivas, 39, advised NDTV.
“We’ve not finished something improper, if our smallest efforts will help save a life we won’t cease or be afraid of such PILs.”
A petition towards Mr Srinivas and his group alleges that politicians from totally different events are concerned within the unlawful distribution of medicines used for Covid therapy.
“On a writ filed by Deepak Singh about politicians concerned in unlawful distribution of Covid medicines and so forth, the honourable Delhi Excessive Court docket has directed Delhi Police to conduct an enquiry. In compliance of Delhi Excessive Court docket’s order, Delhi Police is conducting an enquiry on a number of politicians together with Srinivas. In the present day, Crime Department group had gone to IYC’s workplace to document the assertion of Srinivas,” the Delhi Police mentioned at this time.
Just lately, there was an argument when overseas embassies despatched an SOS to the Congress for oxygen. The Congress has provided oxygen to essential sufferers in two overseas embassies – New Zealand and Philippines. The Youth Congress, which had delivered the oxygen cylinders, had tweeted the movies of the supply in addition to the attraction by the New Zealand Excessive Fee.
This set off a confrontation on social media between International Minister S Jaishankar and Congress chief Jairam Ramesh.
The New Zealand embassy deleted its tweet to the Youth Congress and tweeted: “We try all sources to rearrange for oxygen cylinders urgently and our attraction has sadly been misinterpreted, for which we’re sorry.”
Srinivas BV, a cricketer-turned-politician, has been managing a struggle room contained in the Youth Congress workplace in Delhi, which displays and acts on tweets asking for assist or requests for oxygen and medicines.
He arrange a community of Youth Congress volunteers below “SOS IYC” and related management rooms in lots of cities.