India's Rahul Gandhi believes Pakistan handled coronavirus pandemic better than India

Posted In: News Date:Oct 16th, 2020

In a jibe directed at the Narendra Modi-led government in New Delhi, India’s main Opposition leader, Rahul Gandhi, on Friday praised Pakistan for handling the coronavirus better than his own country's government managed to do.

“Another solid achievement by the BJP government. Even Pakistan and Afghanistan handled COVID better than India,” Gandhi said while sharing the projected growth of countries in 2020-21.

The graph showed predicted that Pakistan’s economy would suffer a significantly smaller contraction (0.4%) compared to South Asian counterparts India (10.3%), Afghanistan (5%) and Sri Lanka (4.6%).