India is witnessing a second wave of coronavirus pandemic. The second wave is spreading on a larger scale and the caseload has considerably increased in a short period of time. India recorded 1,15,736 cases of coronavirus in a single day on Tuesday (April 6) -the highest daily cases recorded in a single day hitherto.
However, these challenging times did not stop women from sharing their opinions and strong messages through social media.
Amid the record surge, many Indian states have reported running out of vaccines even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government continues to insist there is enough stock. Journalist Rohini Singh was among the many who reported and reacted to this.
Shiv Sena leader and Rajya Sabha MP Priyanka Chaturvedi too shared her concern online.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister has given a call to organise 'Tika Utsav' between April 11 and 14. He said that a challenging situation was emerging again due to COVID-19 and urged states to ramp up testing.
Many eminent personalities including Journalist Arfa Khanum Sherwani and Sanjukta Basu came forward to question the government regarding the new drive.
Last week also witnessed an encounter with Naxals in Chattisgarh, leading to a death of 17 jawans. Actor Swara Bhasker commented on this.
Noted journalist Rana Ayyub shared her views on the Kashi dispute, where the Varanasi Civil Court allowed the ASI survey of Gyanvapi mosque adjacent to Kashi Vishwanath Temple.