Express News Service
NEW DELHI: With “Brand Modi” in the line of fireside over devastating trails of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, BJP has seemingly resorted to the technique to pass the buck to the states, a lot in opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks in a video convention with CMs to work as a group and keep away from politics.
The “pass the buck” technique, feels a bit of the BJP leaders, is contradictory in the face of devastations unleashed by the pandemic in the party-ruled states.
In line with the BJP’s notion administration technique, Union ministers have begun articulating with particulars of cases when the Centre had cautioned the state governments in opposition to the looming threats of the pandemic.
Others, together with Anurag Thakur, Rajyavardhan Rathore, M J Akbar, Sambit Patra and social media influencers from the ranks of the BJP, have been on an overdrive to seek out faults with the states in Covid-19 administration.
Some of them latched on to the assertion of municipal commissioner of Mumbai Iqbal Singh Chahal to drum up “speedy response” of the Centre to “Oxygen SOS”.
But discomfort in the ranks of the BJP leaders continues to develop, with a bit of them noting that the occasion has launched into a “self-defeating technique to blame the states” whereas citing the cases of Karnataka, Bihar, UP, MP, Gujarat and Haryana.
“The Opposition-ruled states could have ignored the warnings of the Centre. But why was the Centre not in a position to take the BJP-ruled states on board with the technique to avert the second wave of the Covid-19. This try and save Brand Modi by blaming the Opposition-ruled states is not going to discover sympathy with the individuals,” mentioned a senior BJP functionary.
While the PM continues to carry video conferences to hyperlink up with stakeholders to seek out methods to cope with the ferocity of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, his ministerial colleagues are seen lacking in motion.
“Last yr throughout the first wave, the Union Minister for Home Affairs, Amit Shah led from the entrance in New Delhi, visiting a number of hospitals and boosting rapid helth infrastructure. Now, there’s hardly anybody seen in motion barring the Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal, who coordinated the transport of oxygen on prepare. The judiciary seems to have taken the lead in responding to the emergency conditions. Group of Ministers (GoMs) may have been tasked to cope with the particular calls for and necessities of the states,” mentioned one other senior BJP functionary, who didn’t want to be recognized.