Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday took a dig at senior Congress leaders Digvijaya Singh and Kamal Nath, alleging that they’ve brought on extra injury to the state than coronavirus.
His remarks come a day after Digvijaya Singh mentioned that he’s the coronavirus for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) and its ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
Each Digvijay Singh and Kamal Nath, who hail from Madhya Pradesh, are former chief ministers of the state. Whereas Nath presently heads the grand outdated get together’s state unit, Singh is a Rajya Sabha member.
Chouhan mentioned, “He (Singh) has made an ideal comparability. Each Singh and Nath have brought on way more injury to the state than the corona virus. I’m shocked that they haven’t discovered another virus to check and Solely discovered coronavirus.” advised reporters.
He was talking on the state Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) workplace, the place former finance minister Jayant Malaiya’s son Siddharth Malaiya was inducted again into the get together.
Siddharth Malaiya had left the saffron group after variations with the get together management over denial of ticket within the Damoh Meeting bypoll.
“Corona virus that created havoc in individuals’s lives and ruined the nation’s financial system…nevertheless it was due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that not one, however two vaccines in opposition to the virus have been developed. In any other case, Nath urged individuals to was deserted.” State on the mercy of Corona. At present, COVID-19 is totally underneath management,” mentioned Chouhan.
“However greater than COVID-19, each Singh and Nath have harmed the state and its individuals. The state is totally ruined. There have been no roads, no electrical energy and no water. Even the state’s The expansion price was additionally detrimental. Unemployment and corruption have been prevalent. Throughout his greater than a yr of presidency, Nath destroyed and broken the state,” he mentioned.
However it was good that the BJP got here again to energy and tried to develop the state in a historic method, the chief minister mentioned.
Speaking to reporters in Indore on Wednesday, Singh mentioned that he’s the corona virus for the BJP and the RSS. He made this comment whereas reacting to the current assertion of state Water Sources Minister and BJP chief Tulsiram Silavat. Silavat just lately described Singh because the “coronavirus of the Congress” and mentioned he prayed to Lord Mahakal (one of many 12 Jyotirlingas in Ujjain) that the 76-year-old Congress chief’s subsequent start ought to be in China, the place the infectious The viral illness was first detected in 2019.
Hitting again at state cupboard minister Silavat, Singh mentioned, “Sure, I’m the corona virus for the BJP and the Sangh.”
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