File image of Karnataka Congress Chief D K Shivakumar.
He was reacting to the Yediyurappa government’s choice to impose night time curfew from December 24 for 9 times, only to withdraw it several hours right before its implementation on Thursday.
- PTI Bengaluru
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The Congress party’s Karnataka main D K Shivakumar on Friday claimed the concept to impose night curfew to incorporate coronavirus was that of point out overall health minister Dr K Sudhakar and not Main Minister B S Yediyurappa. He was reacting to the Yediyurappa government’s conclusion to impose evening curfew from December 24 for 9 times, only to withdraw it several hours ahead of its implementation on Thursday.
Shivakumar and Sudhakar had entered into a war of phrases yesterday when the former termed the curfew as a measure to “include up” wrongdoings of the BJP govt by diverting community attentiion. Reacting, Sudhakar experienced mentioned the total globe realized the qualifications of Shivakumar and he has no will need to consider lessons from him.
“The decision to impose night time curfew was of Sudhakar and not Yediyurappa’s. Nobody with typical perception would make this sort of a conclusion,” Shivakumar advised reporters at his residence below on Friday. In accordance to him, the evening curfew was aimed at attaining publicity.
The Congress leader questioned which specialized advisory committee member had advised imposing it. The condition Congress chief explained the men and women have experienced the whole yr owing to losses and now a selection was taken which would have even more hit them difficult.
He additional that people today throng the highway and sector in working day time and not in the night. In its place of evening curfew, the govt really should have ensured source of medicines and services to combat coronavirus, Shivakumar mentioned.
He explained the government ought to have supplied tax exemption to those who experienced losses in business and position allowance to those people who were being laid off during the COVID induced lockdown. But none of these steps had been taken and in its place a regressive step of night curfew was taken which would have influenced corporations,he claimed.
Defending the decision to impose night curfew just after 11 pm, Sudhakar said on Friday that it was taken trying to keep in thoughts the community curiosity so as to insure that regular daily life is not afflicted.