Number of ministers increased, but not of vaccines: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi :Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has once again targeted the government over its vaccine policy. He questioned the non-availability of vaccines and linked the issue with the latest cabinet expansion, saying that while the number of ministers has increased, but vaccines have not increased.

Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “The number of ministers has increased, but not of vaccines” and questioned, “Where Are Vaccines”.

He also tagged a gfx along with his tweet which said India needs to go at vaccination rate of about 80 lakh per day to target 60 per cent of population with both doses by December 2021.

Earlier Rahul Gandhi had appealed to people of India to not let the guard down. He said, “Please keep the guard up- follow all precautionary protocols. Covid not over yet.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 7 expanded his cabinet and council of ministers, now having 77 ministers, the highest in this government’s tenure.

While the government on Sunday said, India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeded 37.60 crore, a total of 37,60,32,586 vaccine doses have been administered through 48,33,797 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 a.m. on Sunday. India administered 37,23,367 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours.