BJP Chief JP Nadda made the statement ahead of the Bihar assembly elections, while addressing a rally in Darbhanga.
BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda, on Nov. 5, 2020, hailed the central government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nadda took a dig at US’ outgoing President Donald Trump and said that Trump couldn’t handle COVID-19 properly, but the Modi government’s timely decisions in India saved the country.
‘Results of US elections are being declared and the allegation against Donald Trump is that he could not handle COVID-19 properly, but Modiji saved the country and its 130 crore population by taking timely decisions,’ the BJP chief was quoted as saying by news agency ANI, while he was addressing a rally in Bihar’s Darbhanga ahead of the assembly elections.
The Bihar 2020 Assembly elections were held in three phases for a total of 243 seats from Oct. 28 to Nov.7, 2020. The counting of votes took place on Nov. 10.
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