Congress leader Rahul Gandhi criticized an RSS-affiliated group’s “ surge of positivity ” amid the ongoing Covid crisis in India and said it was a joke on families who have lost loved ones.
Rahul Gandhi called the “push of positivity” a joke. (PTI)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi criticized an RSS-affiliated group’s “ surge of positivity ” amid the ongoing Covid crisis plaguing India and said it was a joke on families who have lost loved ones.
In a tweet, Rahul Gandhi said: “The false assurance of positive thinking is a joke about families and health workers who have lost loved ones and are suffering from this crisis of oxygen, hospitals and drugs. “
He added: “Burying your head in the sand is not positivity, it is a betrayal of our citizens.”
Rahul Gandhi was referring to the “Positivity Unlimited” lecture series aimed at “instilling confidence and positivity among people” which is coordinated by “Covid Response Team” (CRT), a team formed by RSS and its affiliates in association with various groups in the public service.
– Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 12, 2021
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Wipro group founder Azim Premji, and spiritual guru Jaggi Vasudev are among the speakers on the positivity program to boost citizens suffering from the pandemic.
This team is organizing the lecture series to instill confidence in the common man to fight the pandemic, Lt Gen (retd) Gurmit Singh, the head of CRT, said in a statement.
These discussions would be broadcast live on the Facebook page of the Sangh’s communications arm, Vishaw Samwad Kendra and its YouTube page.
India recorded more than 4,200 Covid deaths and more than 3.48 lakh new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday. India’s official death toll from Covid-19 has now passed the 2.5 lakh mark as the total number of cases has surpassed 2.33 crore.
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