NEW DELHI: The
party on Friday listed ten decisions by the Narendra Modi-led government during the coronavirus pandemic that it said devastated the nation and could have been avoided. Launching a ten-point attack on Centre's handling of the pandemic, the party listed nationwide lockdown, lack of data on migrants' crisis and farm laws as '
Giving a spin to the phrase 'man-made crisis', the Congress party's official Twitter handle released the one minute video listing the ten moves by the Centre during the pandemic which it termed as 'Modi made crisis'.
10 Modi made crises that could have been avoided but have instead devastated our nation. #BJPseNaHoPayega https://t.co/VAYVwjYnlM— Congress (@INCIndia) 1602244800000
As listed by Congress the ten 'crisis' are: The ill planned 8pm lockdown; migrant workers crisis; scams amid pandemic; lied on Chinese intrusion; jumla relief package on economy; lied on data related to migrants, Covid-19 and jobs; passed bills without discussion in Rajya Sabha; passed black farm bills that will destroy the farmers and benefit crony capitalists; allowed gross violations of human rights in Uttar Pradesh; India number two in global Covid-19 cases.
At the end of the video, Congress said, "...the list goes on and on."
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has repeatedly held Centre responsible for the way it tackled the pandemic, starting from a pan-India lockdown and its impact on the economy and the daily wage labourers to conducting the Monsoon Session of Parliament and passing farm laws in a House without Opposition.