Hoard, vaccinate, then go back to limping: Chidambaram on drop in India’s vaccination figure after record jump

India noticed a major dip in whole vaccinations on Tuesday as in contrast to that on Monday when the nation had administered record 88 lakh Covid-19 vaccines. Taking observe of this drop in single-day vaccinations, Congress chief P Chidambaram taunted the Narendra Modi-led authorities and took to Twitter to lay out the “secret behind the world record” vaccinations on a single day.

“Hoard on Sunday, vaccinate on Monday, and go back to limping on Tuesday. That is the secret behind the world ‘record’ of vaccinations on a ‘single day’. I am sure the ‘feat’ will find a place in the Guinness book of records!,” P Chidambaram tweeted.

In one other tweet, Chidambaram stated, “Who knows, there may be a Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to the Modi government.” He additional stated “Modi Hai, Mumkin Hai” should now learn “Modi Hai, Miracle Hai”.

BJP chief Amit Malviya responded to Chidambaram’s feedback, accusing the Congress-ruled states of “dragging India down”.

“India closed Tuesday at 54.22 lakh vaccinations after a record Monday. It is the Congress-ruled states that are limping, and dragging India down. So keep the scorn and derision for your colleagues and allies in Punjab, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh and Maharashtra, spare us,[sic]” Amit Malviya stated.

Amid the confrontation, Congress chief Jairam Ramesh hit out on the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh authorities and stated, “Madhya Pradesh vaccination trend last 3 days: 20th June: 692; 21st June: 16.93 lakhs; 22nd June: 4842. Who are we trying to fool?”


India on Monday administered over 88 lakh doses as the revised guidelines for Covid-19 vaccination got here into impact. The earlier excessive was of over 48 lakh doses on April 1.

Following the record-breaking achievement, PM Modi had tweeted: “Today’s record-breaking vaccination numbers are gladdening. The vaccine remains our strongest weapon to fight COVID-19. Congratulations to those who got vaccinated and kudos to all the front-line warriors working hard to ensure so many citizens got the vaccine. Well done India.”

A day later, on Tuesday, India administered a total of 54,24,374 doses, bringing the total tally of doses administered across the country to 29,46,39,511, in accordance to the info launched by the Union well being ministry on Wednesday morning.


Earlier on Monday, Prime Minister Modi stated that the central authorities was starting the ‘Free Vaccination For All marketing campaign’ for each Indian.

“The biggest beneficiary of this phase of India’s vaccination drive shall be the poor, the middle class and the youth of the country. All of us should pledge to get ourselves vaccinated. Together we will defeat Covid-19,” he stated.

According to the revised tips, vaccine doses offered freed from price by the Centre can be allotted to states and UTs based mostly on standards equivalent to inhabitants, illness burden and the progress of vaccination, and all above the age of 18 can be eligible totally free jabs.

(With inputs from PTI)

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