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Covid-19 surge: Rahul announces cancellation of poll rallies in Bengal

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday cancelled all his public rallies in poll-bound West Bengal following a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the country. He also advised all other politicians to think about the consequences of holding large public rallies. In view of the COVID situation, I am suspending all my public rallies in West Bengal. I would advise all political leaders to think deeply about the consequences of holding large public rallies under the current circumstances, he said on Twitter. One has seen such a crowd of the sick and the dead for the first time, he said in another tweet in Hindi, apparently referring to the large crowds at Bengal rallies of BJP leaders. The Congress has been critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for holding political rallies amid the rise in coronavirus cases in the country. Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has accused the prime minister of shocking callousness for holding big political rallies in ...


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