BJP dials up propaganda on Gujarat govt's behalf as Covid crisis continues

Topics Coronavirus | Gujarat | Lockdown

If the death and devastation caused by Covid-19 in Gujarat — ranking fourth, after Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Delhi, in the number of cases but way ahead of the latter two in fatalities (on the last count, 980 to Delhi's 398 and Tamil Nadu’s 154) — are ineluctable realities, as striking is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s instinct and ability to persist with its politics. It’s a matter-of-course for the pandemic and politics to co-exist, because there’s an election on the horizon. Indeed, the municipal and zilla panchayat elections are scheduled.....

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