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Guwahati: Assam’s Well being Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who drew flak over his remarks stating the individuals needn’t put on masks, on Sunday hit again at his critics and stated the state has contained the Covid-19 pandemic nicely together with “spectacular restoration of financial system”.

The Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) chief additionally stated these making enjoyable of his statements should go to Assam and take inventory of the state of affairs.

“Those that are making enjoyable on my assertion on masks, should come to Assam and see how we now have contained COVID-19 in examine to the states like Delhi, Kerala, and Maharashtra together with spectacular restoration of our financial system. We are going to have a good time Bihu additionally with the identical enthusiasm this 12 months,” he tweeted.

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Shiv Sena chief Priyanka Chaturvedi, who was amongst these to take potshots at Sarma over his remarks, stated “that is an excessive amount of of confidence”.

“That is an excessive amount of of misplaced confidence. A rustic raging with COVID circumstances, for him to declare- No must put on masks, Assam has no COVID is extraordinarily harmful& fuelled by politics. And that bit about parlours? So flippant,” she tweeted.

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Persevering with her diatribe in opposition to Sarma, the Shiv Sena chief in one other tweet stated: “We’ve the primary state within the nation or reasonably the world whose Well being Minister has declared it COVID free and has suggested no masks wanted, no COVID protocols to be adopted both. We should all have a good time the feat& get WHO to endorse it! I urge GoI to do the needful!”

Talking in an interview to The Lallantop earlier on Saturday, Sarma stated the individuals of Assam needn’t put on masks as a protecting measure in opposition to Covid-19 as a result of the lethal viral illness isn’t any extra within the state. He additionally puzzled as to why the individuals ought to put on masks and “create panic” when Covid-19 has already left Assam.

Sarma’s remark comes at a time when the nation is reeling beneath a second wave of Covid-19 as over 90,000 new circumstances have been reported within the final 24 hours. 12 states and Union Territories have proven an upward trajectory of Covid-19 circumstances. Maharashtra has reported the best every day new circumstances at 49,447 adopted by Chhattisgarh with 5,818 circumstances whereas Karnataka reported 4,373 new circumstances.



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