'As the second largest employer in India, over 44 million construction workers are now faced with a precarious future. Many are stranded in cities and are deprived of their livelihoods due to the stringent lock down measures,' Sonia Gandhi told PM Narendra Modi.
In a statement, Sonia Gandhi urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the government to increase the number of testing facilities across the country and make public the details of hospitals and medical facilities through a dedicated portal.
Sonia Gandhi's biggest challenge will be to strike a quick balance between the ego of veteran leaders and the aspirations of youngsters as Assembly elections in Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand approach
The way the Congress party handled the selection of new Chief Ministers for the Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, it suggests that the 'high command' culture in the party may have given way to more inner-party democracy. The same cannot be said for the BJP.