Covid-19: BJP Workers Not Infected Because They Work Hard, Says MLA | India News

AHMEDABAD: A BJP MP from Gujarat said on Sunday that workers in his party are not infected with the novel coronavirus because they work hard.
The Rajkot (South) lawmaker’s stance on the coronavirus came after reporters asked him whether failure to follow guidelines by political leaders and workers during the election campaign led to an increase in cases.
“Those who work hard are not infected with the coronavirus. BJP workers work hard, and as a result, not a single worker has been infected with the virus,” Patel said.
By the way, during the campaign for polls of local bodies last month, Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani was detected with the infection, and among other ruling party members who were tested positive at different times, the head of the state unit CR Paatil and several deputies.
Vadodara BJP MP Ranjanben Bhatt announced on Saturday that she had been admitted to hospital for Covid-19.
Meanwhile, Deputy Chief State Minister Nitin Patel refuted claims that local polls as well as Test and T20I cricket matches in Ahmedabad were the main factors behind the Covid surge. -19.
“The elections are held in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution. Cricket matches were limited to Ahmedabad only. There has been no cricket match or elections in Maharashtra, but it accounts for the highest number of cases, nearly 50% of the country’s daily cases, “he said.
He said any conclusion could be reached about the recent outbreak, but the reality remained that it was the collective responsibility of the people to adhere to epidemic standards and control the pandemic.