The BJP criticized Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on 27th April after he was captured on camera slouching in his chair during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Covid-19 review meeting.
While Modi interacted through video conference, Arvind Kejriwal was allegedly observed putting both of his arms over his head and over the back of the chair, and sliding down the seats. The BJP Delhi took to Twitter to release a video recording of the incident, writing, “Mannerless CM of Delhi!”
Arvind Kejriwal and the AAP have yet to issue a public statement in reaction to the saffron camp’s attack.
Many top leaders were present during the meeting with Arvind Kejriwal
The 19-second short clip also featured Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Karnataka’s Basavaraj Bommai, Chhattisgarh’s Bhupesh Baghel, and Andhra Pradesh’s Jagan Mohan Reddy, among others.
Modi addressed the chief ministers and top officials of several states in the review meeting that the challenges posed by the Covid-19 outbreak were not yet ended.
Moreover, the prime minister also demanded that all eligible children be vaccinated as soon as possible and that specialized programs be implemented in schools.
Modi also emphasized the need for center-state cooperation, saying that it is even more important in the current war situation when India is experiencing several challenges owing to supply chain disruptions.
The prime minister asked all states to lower VAT on fuel prices, referring to the rates for gasoline and diesel.
West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Telangana were among the states he mentioned. “I’m merely pleading with you to do what you should have done six months ago,” Modi said to the governors of these states.
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