Congress leader Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that vaccinate all every citizen of the country and then tell your 'Mann Ki Baat'.

Taking to Twitter, Rahul Gandhi shared a graph which he called 'truth about vaccination rate'. The graph showed the data related to the COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country since May this year.

"Please just vaccinate all people in the country, even if you do 'Mann Ki Baat' after that," he tweeted in Hindi.

Rahul Gandhi has been critical of the government's response to the COVID-19 crisis.

"Mann ki Baat" is the Prime Minister's monthly radio address to the nation, which is broadcast on the last Sunday of every month. In his 78th edition of the monthly 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed to people to shun COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and ensure jabs to them and their family members to protect themselves from the coronavirus.

Allaying fears among countrymen, the Prime Minister clarified that people should not follow the rumours being spread against COVID-19 vaccine, and that "don't believe in such rumours and make people aware of the benefit of the drive being run by the government to contain the spread of the deadly disease".

The Prime Minister said that the aim should be that every citizen in every village of the country is administered COVID-19 vaccine. Noting that India is now able to administer lakhs of vaccine doses everyday, the Prime Minister warned "avoiding vaccine jabs may be very dangerous and such act will not only push every individual's life in danger but that of the family members as well".

(With inputs from Agencies)

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