14 May,2021* 13:50 IST* 2 MIN READ
“Covid-19 virus has a right to live” – stated Uttrakhand former Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.
Controversial comment and Uttrakhand CM – in recent time these two have been inter-related for various unusual remarks. And making it normal for them to pass comment on some real issues, this time the Ex-CM said so which drawn flak from Opposition and experts.
“If we talk philosophically, then Covid-19 virus is also a living organism which wants to live and has a right to live just like humans. However, we consider ourselves more intelligent than any other living organism. We are now after it and want to escape, the virus is changing its form constantly,” he said while giving an interview to a local news channel here.
"Corona virus is a living being and every living creature has a right to live", says BJP leader and Ex Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat.
With such people at the helm of affairs it should not be a surprise that our country is facing worst human tragedy in the world today. pic.twitter.com/zJBgus9o5k
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“Hence, we now have to keep distance from it. It is also moving and we are also moving, but we have to move fast than it so that it gets left behind,” he further said.
After these remarks, Netizens started trolling him for his unusual observation on coronavirus. One Twitter user took to social media and sarcastically said, “This virus organism should be given shelter in the Central Vista.”
Opposition parties while condemning Rawat’s remark said that this has shown his and BJP leaders wisdom over the years.
Trivendra Rawat was replaced by the party leadership in March this year and Tirath Singh Rawat succeeded him as the new CM of the state.