The authorities ought to practise in India what it preaches to the world, Congress chief P Chidambaram stated on Monday, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pressured on democracy and freedom of thought at a G7 meet.
Prime Minister Modi on Sunday stated India is a pure ally for the G7 and its companions in defending democracy, freedom of thought and liberty from a number of threats stemming from authoritarianism, terrorism, violent extremism and financial coercion.
“PM Modi’s speech at the G7 Outreach meeting is inspiring as well as ironic. The Modi government should practise in India what it preaches to the world,” Mr Chidambaram tweeted in response.
He added that it was “sad” the prime minister was the one visitor not bodily current on the outreach assembly.
“Ask yourself why? Because India is an outlier as far as the fight against Covid 19 is concerned. We are the most infected and least vaccinated country (as a proportion of the population),” the previous Union minister stated.
The prime minister made a digital tackle at an outreach session of a summit of the Group of Seven (G7) richest democracies held in Cornwall in Britain.