The face-off between Mamata Banerjee’s Bengal government and the Centre over a Covid team’s visit to the state is ill-timed. A pandemic is no time for politics but this episode shows the high level of distrust between the two. Both need to pull back and work together, even if temporarily.
MP’s Covid fight was compromised as Shivraj prioritised politics. Now he must make up for lost time
It is a pity that CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan inducted five ministers into his cabinet only after widespread criticism and an alarming rise in Madhya Pradesh’s Covid-19 infections. The delay compromised public health because he prioritised politics. Now he should compensate for lost time and focus on containing the infection-spread.