UP Assembly Elections 2022: India has handled COVID-19 better than the US, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh called on the people to “reject the policy of appeasement and religion”. (To file)

Agra:

Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday that India has handled the COVID-19 pandemic better than developed countries including the United States of America.

“India’s response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic is unmatched even by developed countries like the United States. No other country has vaccinated its citizens as quickly as India could. do in a short time,” Singh said. , while addressing a rally in Kheragarh area of ​​Agra district in Uttar Pradesh.

Mr Singh called on the people to “reject the policies of appeasement and religion“.

Earlier in the day, Mr Singh criticized the Samajwadi party for engaging in a “policy of appeasement”. He claimed that “only the BJP can bring Uttar Pradesh to the path of development”.

“The Samajwadi party is doing politics of appeasement. Politics should be done for the welfare and development of the people, not just for forming the government. Politics should not be based on caste or creed. The SP does religion and caste-based politics,” Mr Singh said.

Noting that “what the BJP had promised (before the elections) has been achieved,” the Defense Minister said, “The development of the new India is possible with the progress of the UP. Only the BJP can take the lead. ‘UP on the road to development’.

Polling in Uttar Pradesh will take place on February 10, February 14, February 20, February 23, February 27, March 3 and March 7. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.