Kolkata, September 11
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has claimed that the COVID-19 pandemic is over however Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is imposing lockdown and different restrictions in West Bengal solely to cease BJP from organising public conferences earlier than the meeting polls due subsequent yr.
Ghosh’s remark was made at a time when the nation and the state are witness to sharp spikes in COVID-19 circumstances every day of 95000 and 3000 respectively.
The rally the place Ghosh made his comment was held in Hooghly district on Wednesday which was attended by a big gathering with no regard for social distancing norms.
The video of the assembly has gone viral.
“Didi’s (Mamata Banerjee) brothers (supporters) are feeling uneasy after seeing the gathering (at the meeting). It is not due to the fear of coronavirus, but due to fear of BJP! Corona is over, but Didi is unnecessarily imposing lockdown across the state to stop BJP from holding meetings and rallies,” Ghosh mentioned.
A whole lockdown is on within the state on Friday.
The Trinamool Congress mocked Ghosh for his feedback and requested him to go to a physician.
“Every day we are witnessing a spike of 3,000 cases in Bengal and more than 95,000 cases in the country. And BJP state president Dilip Ghosh is making a hilarious statement that COVID-19 is gone. I think he should visit a doctor for his treatment,” TMC MP Kalyan Bandopadhyay mentioned.
The whole variety of COVID-19 circumstances in Bengal now stands at 1,93,175. More than 3700 folks have died because of the contagion, together with comorbidities.
Hooghly district, the place Ghosh was addressing the rally, has registered the fifth-highest variety of circumstances within the state. PTI