Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 17
The Rajya Sabha right this moment witnessed heated exchanges between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the BJP over the difficulty of managing the Covid-19 pandemic within the nation, with the previous claiming it “foolish” to ask folks to clap and beat utensils, which was countered by the later by giving instance of Mahatma Gandhi bringing “charkha” as image of nationwide cohesion.
While collaborating in a debate on Covid-19 within the House, AAP’s Sanjay Singh stated, “I wish to ask this authorities, inform me anyone analysis on this planet that exhibits Covid could be prevented by clamping utensils. The total Opposition is not going to go residence, however will clap with the Prime Minister and light-weight ‘diyas’ in Parliament.”
Noting that the federal government has introduced “such absurd and foolish schemes and expect the entire country to be fooled by you”, Singh used the event to hit on the authorities to search for alternative in instances of catastrophe and alleged corruption within the procurement of kit to struggle the illness, together with thermometers and oxymetres.
Countering the accusation BJP’s Sudhanshu Trivedi hit again, saying the PM’s transfer was symbolic and sought to unite the nation socially identical to Mahatma Gandhi selected the image of “charkha” for nationwide cohesion in the course of the freedom wrestle.
Trivedi stated, “Many of our associates have an issue with lighting lamps (diyas) and clanging utensils. Did spinning a ‘charkha’ result in the British leaving? It was a logo chosen by Gandhiji. They do not know the historical past.”