BJP slams Mamata … Alleges Bengal fudging COVID-19 deaths #coronavirusnewstolive - April 29, 2020 20 0 COMMENTS
New Delhi: BJP’s West Bengal in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya has shot off a 6-page letter to Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, accusing her of “manipulating death counts” resulting from COVID-19.
The topic of the letter reads — “Manipulating the reporting of death count due to coronavirus in West Bengal, confrontationist attitude with Honourable Governor and the central government and high handedness against BJP leaders”.
The letter comes days after Mamata Banerjee tried to dam the inter ministerial crew despatched by the Centre to the state to evaluate the bottom scenario so far as tackling the Coronavirus is worried.
Vijayvargiya mentioned, “On one hand, the people of West Bengal are suffering due to the coronavirus pandemic. On the other hand, you have been playing dirty politics.”
The BJP chief, in a no holds barred accusation, charged the TMC-led authorities with “abject failure”. “Your behaviour is not geared up towards making things better in West Bengal. To the contrary, your behaviour is making things much worse in the state,” alleged BJP common secretary whereas mentioning the Bengal authorities versus the IMCT saga.
He alleged that the TMC-led authorities is manipulating COVID demise counts. “Is human death mere statistics to you? The day when you announced 18 deaths in West Bengal, your officers admitted in front of the Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) sent by the central government that the real number was 57,” Vijayvargiya wrote to her.
He even raised the problem of a viral video of Tuesday the place police personnel had been seen being attacked by a mob in Howrah district, one of many worst affected within the state.
He alleged that the attackers belonged to a specific religion and the perceived inaction is because of the “vote bank politics”.
“It is high time that you stop the vote bank politics and immediately act against those who attacked the police force,” he demanded.
The letter additionally raked up different incidents of violence or assaults. He additionally raised the problem of public spat between the Bengal Governor and the Chief Minister.
Calling the testing within the state “shamefully inadequate”, he in contrast Bengal’s low COVID-19 testing with Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and even Andhra Pradesh.
By giving a state particular break ups on confirmed COVID-19 circumstances and deaths, Vijayvargiya claimed Bengal’s neighbouring states fare method higher than it.