Gross failure by UP govt on COVID management: Akhilesh

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Lucknow, May 16 (PTI) The Samajwadi Party accused the Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday being 'hell-bent' on taking take revenge from the public following its performance in the panchayat polls and the 'gross failure' in managing the coronavirus situation.

In a statement, SP president Akhilesh Yadav said there was a huge anger among the public over the BJP's failure on every front.

'Gross failure in managing the COVID-19, widespread public anger following deaths in large number in cities and villages, and lagging behind the Samajwadi Party in the panchayat elections, the whining BJP government is hell-bent on taking revenge,' he said.

'The BJP leadership knows that the story, which happened in West Bengal, is going to repeat in Uttar Pradesh,' Yadav said. PTI NAV HMB