Halt Covid Vaccine Exports: Rahul Gandhi To PM Modi
Millennium Post Delhi|April 10, 2021
NEW DELHI: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi rejected the demands of the states to open the vaccination for all, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written a letter to the PM and urged that vaccination should be opened to “everyone who needs it”.

In response to Rahul’s letter to the PM, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has accused the Congress leader of lobbying for pharma companies after the latter’s letter to Prime Minister Modi on vaccine shortages, seeking fast track approvals for other vaccine candidates.

The former Congress president has also urged the PM to immediately put a halt on vaccine exports as it may have “catastrophic effects” on the economy if inoculations continued at the current pace. The Congress leader also urged the government to fast-track other vaccines.

Without taking names in his swipe at PM Modi’s photos on certificates handed out to those who get vaccinated, Rahul, in his letter, said, “Our vaccination programme has to move beyond an individual’s picture on the vaccine certificate, towards guaranteeing maximum vaccination.”

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