Criticising Chief Minister Over Covid Consciousness Akin To “Treason”: Shiv Sena To BJP



Shiv Sena slammed a BJP chief, saying “Discuss rigorously about COVID-19, politics can wait”


The Shiv Sena at the moment stated the latest surge in coronavirus circumstances is a matter of concern and the opposition in Maharashtra ought to speak rigorously in regards to the COVID-19 disaster.

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday requested individuals to comply with “Covid-appropriate” behaviour and security norms, and stated he would observe the scenario for per week to 15 days after which resolve whether or not to impose one other lockdown.

An editorial within the Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ at the moment stated after Mr Thackeray’s feedback, BJP chief Pravin Darekar remarked that the federal government mustn’t create an environment of terror and never act like a tyrant regime.

The Sena hit out on the opposition whereas citing Delhi-based AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria’s remark that herd immunity may be very tough to realize and one mustn’t consider it in sensible phrases in India, particularly in instances of variant strains of COVID-19 and waning immunity.

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has talked in regards to the COVID-19 risk, the Marathi every day stated, including the opposition in Maharashtra ought to now perceive that the apex institute will not be a part of the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi within the state.

“The latest surge in COVID-19 circumstances is a matter of concern,” it stated.

Folks ought to behave responsibly if re-imposition of lockdown is to be prevented and the opposition events must also bear in mind their accountability, it stated.

“Opponents, speak rigorously at the least in regards to the COVID-19 disaster. Now we have the remainder of life left to play politics, however provided that the coronavirus offers that chance! Therefore, take care!!” the Shiv Sena stated.

Taking a dig at Mr Darekar, the editorial stated BJP leaders from Maharashtra ought to protest exterior the AIIMS in Delhi in the event that they skinny its director is “deceptive” the nation.

It stated criticising the Chief Minister when he’s making individuals conscious of the risk is akin to “committing treason with the state’s public”.


“The Chief Minister has taken strict measures. Why ought to the opposition not welcome these? The general public belongs to the opposition as a lot to the ruling events,” it stated.

The Sena additionally stated lockdown can result in a collapse of the economic system and therefore, the Centre ought to assist in such a case.

“A state like Maharashtra ought to get a particular financial bundle in such a case. We cannot object if the opposition in Maharashtra insists on the monetary bundle to (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi,” it stated.

The opposition within the state is “not of Pakistani or Afghan lineage”. Additionally it is from this soil (of Maharashtra), the Shiv Sena stated.

With out naming anybody, it stated “some individuals with knowledge” held a grand marriage ceremony ceremony not too long ago and self-discipline was allegedly not adopted there.

Key individuals from all events have been amongst those that allegedly didn’t comply with self-discipline, it stated with out specifying any element of the perform or its venue.

“What orders may be given to the individuals then? The novel coronavirus doesn’t spare anybody,” it added.

(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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