As an alternative of protesting in Maharashtra, Patil and former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis ought to as a substitute stage their agitation in Kerala, the Marathi day by day acknowledged.
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The ruling Shiv Sena on Friday stated the Maharashtra BJP’s agitation in opposition to the Uddhav Thackeray-led authorities in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic will boomerang on the opposition get together.
An editorial within the get together mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ slammed state BJP president Chandrakant Patil for evaluating the Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities’s dealing with of the pandemic with Kerala’s mannequin.
“Looks like Patil hasn’t studied the Kerala model. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan doesn’t follow Centre’s guidelines and feels participating in video-conference meetings with Prime Minister Modi was a waste of time,” the editorial claimed.
As an alternative of protesting in Maharashtra, Patil and former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis ought to as a substitute stage their agitation in Kerala, the Marathi day by day acknowledged, taking a dig on the two senior BJP leaders.
There was a well being emergency within the nation and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was helming the struggle in opposition to the COVID-19 pandemic, the publication stated.
“If the opposition feels for the state and has any suggestions about fighting the pandemic, they should discuss it with the Chief Minister. Is the opposition party ashamed to do so or has it lost its self-confidence?” it questioned.
The editorial additionally highlighted the truth that though COVID-19 instances within the state have been rising by the day, a lot of the sufferers have been additionally recovering from the an infection.
“If 10,000 patients have recovered, what does that indicate?” the editorial requested, citing the progress the state had made in preventing the virus.
The editorial went on to ridicule the BJP’s ‘Maharashtra Bachao’ agitation, saying it was time to save lots of the state from the opposition get together.
No matter points the state BJP has raised was within the Central authorities’s jurisdiction and the Chief Minister ought to ship a delegation led by Fadnavis to the Centre with an inventory of calls for from the state, the editorial steered.
The BJP has been essential of the Shiv Sena-led authorities over its dealing with of the coronavirus disaster within the state, which has to this point recorded 41,642 instances.
The BJP has requested its staff to carry black placards and put on masks of the identical color whereas registering their protest on Friday with out violating social distancing norms.
Indecisiveness and strategic errors of the Maharashtra authorities have aggravated the COVID-19 disaster within the state, Fadnavis stated on Thursday and accused Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray of over-dependence on paperwork as he’s “scared” of taking initiatives.