India is going to pay heavy price for government's inability to act, Rahul's attack over Coronavirus spread

18-03-2020

New Delhi, In a continuous attack against Narendra Modi-led Union government over the spread of Coronavirus, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said, the country is going to pay an extremely heavy price for the government's inability to act decisively."Quick aggressive action is the answer to tackling the Coronavirus. India is going to pay an extremely heavy price for our government's inability to act decisively", Mr Gandhi tweeted.The Congress leader's remarks came at a time when total number of Coronavirus positive cases in India rose to 147, including 25 foreign nationals and three persons, who died in Delhi, Maharashtra and Karnataka.

On Tuesday, Mr Gandhi had said that India should be preparing itself not just for Coronavirus, but for economic devastation that is coming.In a sharp attack against Mr Modi, he had said that an economic tsunami is coming and Prime Minister should 'get his head out of the sand'."India should be preparing itself not just for Coronavirus, but for economic devastation that is coming.An economic tsunami is underway. I have been telling the government to start preparing but they are not doing anything and nobody is listening to me. I am sorry to say, our people are going to go through unimaginable pain in the next six months", Mr Gandhi had told reporters out side Parliament. The former Congress president has been continuously attacking the government over the spread of Coronavirus and its implications for the economy.