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AAP, BJP trade barbs over governance, toll figures as pandemic spreads

The Covid-19 crisis, however, has provided the BJP with an opportunity to strike the ruling party where it hurts the most: Its governance record

AAP, BJP trade barbs over governance flaw, toll figures as pandemic spreads

Amid all these claims and rebuttals, what remains a fact that the government has its work cut out

Shubhomoy Sikdar
Delhi’s Covid-management infrastructure has started showing signs of fatigue. Cases continue to rise at an alarming rate, even as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government looks to balance containment strategies with more relaxations after May 31.

So far, the story of the national capital is similar to most states, especially the worst-affected ones. However, over the past fortnight or so, it had to contend with an aggressive political opposition, especially the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has intensified its attacks on the Arvind Kejriwal-led government. The Opposition party claimed the AAP government failed on various counts and accused it of under-reporting

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First Published: May 31 2020 | 7:19 PM IST

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