Congress leader Rahul Gandhi called for COVID-19 vaccine for all Indian citizens. He shared a video as part of Congress' #SpeakUpForVaccinesForAll campaign on social media and urged citizens to protect themselves from the virus with vaccination. "You all should also raise your voice for it. Everyone has the right to a safe life," he tweeted.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi wrote to Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar asking him not to implement the existing Ken-Betwa river linking project. She mentioned that the Panna tiger reserve has been revived with great difficulties. "The park is considered an outstanding example of translocation and successful breeding," she wrote.
Mamata Banerjee said she would continue to raise her voice against any attempt to divide voters into communal lines. It was a day after the EC served her a notice for violating the MCC by appealing to minority voters not to divide their votes. She asked why no complaint has been filed against Modi who talks about Hindu and Muslim (vote banks) every day.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee criticised the Election Commission for holding the elections in West Bengal in eight phases. "They may conspire and stop the election mid-way citing Covid-19," said the Trinamool Congress chief. She added that any move to stop the polls will be opposed. Banerjee had earlier accused BJP supporters of injuring her leg.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s annual interaction Pariksha Pe Charcha programme will be held April 7th at 7 pm, for which 10.27 lakh students, 2.58 lakh teachers and 91,000 parents have registered. This interaction will be global and the entries were invited from all across the world and will be held virtually, live on both Facebook and Twitter.
Bombay High Court ordered the CBI probe into the allegations leveled against state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. The High Court directed the CBI director to complete the preliminary inquiry within 15 days. BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis slammed Maha Aghadi government and stated that the Home Minister has no moral authority to continue in his post.