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Rahul Gandhi cancels upcoming rallies in West Bengal due to rise in COVID-19 cases

Firstpost | 18/04/2021 03:20 PM | Click to read full article

"In view of the Covid situation, I am suspending all my public rallies in West Bengal," he said on Twitter.

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has accused the prime minister of "shocking callousness" for holding big political rallies in poll-bound Bengal amid the rise in COVID-19 cases. Modi has been addressing public rallies in West Bengal for the eight-phase assembly elections in the state.