BJP workers question party, PM as covid takes a severe toll6 min read 06 May 2021, 12:29 AM IST
Large numbers of BJP’s followers remain loyal regardless of how the party is handling the pandemic, but its social media forums are buzzing with diehard supporters questioning the decisions to hold election rallies, export vaccines, and invite millions at Kumbh Mela well into India’s second wave.
Anshu Thakur is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) IT cell, but the target of his latest Facebook outrage is the party itself. “This is no time for free food. Give us vaccines," he posted on Bihar BJP’s Facebook page in response to a post announcing 5kg of free foodgrain in May and June for the beneficiaries of the public distribution system of the state’s coalition government, where his party partners with Janata Dal (United).
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