Dilip Ghosh claimed that COVID-19 has taken a critical flip within the state and that the image will likely be clear in one other week.
- Last Updated: April 22, 2020, 9:15 PM IST
The state BJP on Wednesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of violating lockdown norms by visiting completely different areas within the metropolis to induce folks to remain indoors whereas claiming that the state authorities was not correctly tackling the coronavirus pandemic within the state.
BJP state president Dilip Ghosh alleged that whereas the chief minister was visiting areas within the metropolis, the inter-ministerial central staff (IMCT) members weren’t being allowed to go to hospitals to examine medical amenities and different locations for seeing whether or not the nationwide coronavirus-triggered lockdown was being strictly noticed right here.
Two central groups are within the state for an on-the-spot evaluation of the COVID-19 scenario. “The chief minister is going to places in the city where the IMCT may go and asked people to remain indoors to ensure that the central team does not witness people on the streets during the lockdown period,” Ghosh instructed newspersons right here.
Banerjee on Wednesday continued her tour of the metropolis, visiting Khidderpore, Park Circus and Ballygunje areas within the metropolis, for the second consecutive day and urging folks to stick to lockdown norms even when that meant going through sure difficulties. The chief minister had undertaken the same COVID-19 consciousness marketing campaign on Tuesday in Topsia, Rajabazar and Park Circus localities of town.
The BJP chief claimed that the chief minister was apologising to individuals who have been violating lockdown tips, as a substitute of those that are abiding by the foundations regardless of struggling hardships. Claiming that Banerjee doesn’t place confidence in her personal police drive in implementing the lockdown guidelines, he stated, “The job which should have been done by a constable is being done by the chief minister herself.”
The BJP state president alleged that Banerjee was the one chief minister within the nation who has violated lockdown norms by going to completely different localities within the metropolis. “There is no chief minister in the country who has done so,” he stated, referring to Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, who didn’t attend his father’s funeral in an effort to keep lockdown norms.
Ghosh claimed that COVID-19 has taken a critical flip within the state and that the image will likely be clear in one other week. “The situation may get out of hand if appropriate measures are not taken immediately,” he stated. He accused the state authorities of mismanagement in controlling the pandemic and likewise in offering obligatory reduction to the folks.
Alleging that the Trinamool Congress authorities within the state was indulging in politics over the pandemic, he stated, “We condemn this attitude during this crisis”. Ghosh additionally accused the state Food and Civil Supplies minister Jyotipriyo Mullick of failing to supply ration to folks.
Reacting to a conflict between the police and a piece of villagers at Baduria in North 24 Parganas district following a highway blockade on Wednesday over alleged demand for reduction, Ghosh accused Mullick of “incompetence” in offering reduction to folks in his personal district.
Mullick can be the Trinamool Congress’s district president. “He sees the ghost of BJP day and night and blames it for everything,” Ghosh stated. Mallick had claimed that the BJP had instigated villagers to resort to highway block and assault policemen.