Rahul Gandhi will not participate in the election campaign

April 19, Kathmandu - Indian Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has postponed all his election rallies in West Bengal. Gandhi said he had postponed all election rallies in view of the growing contagion of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) and urged other party leaders to think about it.

Opposition leader Gandhi wrote on Twitter, "I have canceled all my rallies in West Bengal in view of the situation created by COVID-19." I urge the leaders of other parties to be serious about the situation that may arise due to such rallies. "

Voting for the fifth phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections has already begun. There are still three rounds of elections to be held. Despite the rapid spread of the coronavirus, leaders of various parties have been holding daily election rallies.

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in the state on behalf of the BJP. Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to visit the state on April 22 and 24.