The Karnataka Congress has demanded the sacking of state coronavirus in-charge minister Dr K Sudhakar over a picture of him enjoying in a swimming pool amid the 21-day lockdown in India
Bengaluru: The Karnataka Congress has asked state chief minister BS Yediyurappa to sack medical education and coronavirus in-charge minister Dr. K Sudhakar for “behaving irresponsibly” during the 21-day lockdown due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Sudhakar, who is leading the BJP government’s efforts against the coronavirus in Karnataka, had posted a picture on his Twitter account on Sunday (April 12) where he is seen spending time with his children in a swimming pool. He has now deleted that tweet after facing flak.
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The Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar took to his Twitter account to accuse Sudhakar of “behaving irresponsibly” when the whole world is going through a health crisis. He said the Chikkaballapur MLA should resign on his own and the chief minister Yediyurappa should sack him from the Cabinet.
“When the whole world is going through a health crisis, the Corona in-charge Minister Dr. Sudhakar is behaving irresponsibly by spending time in a swimming pool. It's a matter of moral & ethical standards. He must resign out of his own accord & CM should sack him from the cabinet,” Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president Shivakumar tweeted on Monday (April 13).
When the whole world is going through a health crisis, the Corona in-charge Minister Dr. Sudhakar is behaving irresponsibly by spending time in a swimming pool.— DK Shivakumar (@DKShivakumar) April 13, 2020
It's a matter of moral & ethical standards. He must resign out of his own accord & CM should sack him from the cabinet pic.twitter.com/ZQlRzMoqrb
Along with the tweet he posted the screenshot of Sudhakar’s tweet where he had shared his picture in a swimming pool and captioned it, “After a long time joined my children for swimming hope maintaining social distance here also.. ha ha (sic).”
Last Updated 13, Apr 2020, 7:20 PM