Social distancing goes for a toss at BJP’s felicitation meeting in Assam’s Karimganj district:

Guwahati, May 23: Amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown imposed by the center to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), social distancing norms were broken as BJP held at a felicitation program and meeting in Assam, Karimganj district.

Defying all social distancing norms, some BJP leaders of Karimganj district recently held a meeting to felicitate the newly appointed Chairman of Karimganj district Development Authority at Karimganj town where a large number of BJP leaders including former MLA Mission Ranjan Das and other party workers were present.

In a video of the meeting, the BJP leaders, workers were seen that, they had felicitated newly appointed Chairman of Karimganj district Development Authority Biswarup Bhattacharya by defying all social distancing norms, government orders.

Some BJP leaders were also seen that, they hug each other.

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to the people of the nation to maintain social distancing and follow the government orders, guidelines, some BJP leaders of Assam have flouted all government orders.

A large number of workers and leaders were present when social distancing norms were broken at the BJP felicitation meeting in Assam.

On the other hand, the newly appointed Chairman of Karimganj district Development Authority was also seen to take oath in a ceremonial function.

Assam has so far reported 266 COVID-19 positive cases.