The Congress chief in a tweet mentioned that the BJP-led Centre doesn’t know what number of migrant labourers died and what number of jobs have been misplaced in the course of the lockdown
New Delhi: Turning to verse to assault the Centre for its assertion that it doesn’t have information on the variety of migrants who died in the course of the lockdown, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday mentioned the world noticed the deaths however solely the Modi authorities was unaware.
Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar advised the Lok Sabha on Monday that the federal government doesn’t have information on the variety of migrants who died or have been injured whereas returning to their native locations as a result of lockdown.
In a four-line verse in Hindi, Gandhi responded by saying the Modi authorities doesn’t know what number of migrant labourers died and what number of jobs have been misplaced in the course of the lockdown.
“Did the death not take place if you did not count? But yes, it is sad the government was unaffected by it, The world saw their deaths, only the Modi government was not aware of it,” he mentioned on Twitter.
मोदी सरकार नहीं जानती कि लॉकडाउन में कितने प्रवासी मज़दूर मरे और कितनी नौकरियाँ गयीं।
तुमने ना गिना तो क्या मौत ना हुई?
हाँ मगर दुख है सरकार पे असर ना हुई,
उनका मरना देखा ज़माने ने,
एक मोदी सरकार है जिसे ख़बर ना हुई।
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) September 15, 2020
The former Congress chief is accompanying his mom Sonia Gandhi throughout her journey to the US for a routine medical check-up.
The authorities’s response in Lok Sabha was to a query by BJD member Bhartruhari Mahtab.
A nationwide lockdown was imposed on 25 March to include the unfold of the novel coronavirus.
There was an exodus of numerous migrant staff to their native locations from completely different components of the nation in the course of the lockdown. The lockdown restrictions have been eased from late May.
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