After Backlash, Karnataka Health Minister Clarifies 'Only God Can Save Us' from Covid-19 Remark
Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu on Thursday moved to clarify earlier remarks on the issue of the coronavirus pandemic -- "Only God has to save us all" -- that have set off a political storm.
With Karnataka witnessing a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases, Sriramulu's statement in Chitradurga on Wednesday was in response to the opposition Congress' charge of the government failing to tackle coronavirus spread, but he later claimed his remarks were 'misinterpreted' by a section of the media.
"Tell me whose hand it is (to control the disease). Only God has to save us all.