NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday questioned the Union government’s priority in going ahead with the Central Vista project in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis.
“Central Vista- not essential. Central govt with a vision- essential,” Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet on Wednesday.
India saw a record single-day rise of 3,60,960 coronavirus cases, which pushed the total tally to 1,79,97,267, while the death toll crossed two lakh following 3,293 fresh fatalities, according to Union health ministry data updated on Wednesday.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease is 1,48,17,371, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.12 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Registering a steady increase, the active cases have risen to 29,78,709, comprising 16.55 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has further dropped to 82.33 per cent, it said.
The death toll stands at 2,01,187, the data stated.
(With inputs from agencies)