Social media posts from accounts linked to the Chinese Communist Party have caused controversy by appearing to mock India about the coronavirus crisis.
A post on the Chinese site Weibo showed an image of a rocket launch in China, along with a photo of the bodies of Covid’s victims cremated in India.
The text that says “Ignite in China and Ignite in India”.
Posts displayed on Saturday afternoon have since been deleted.
It was reportedly published by an account belonging to the Central Political Legal Committee of the Communist Party, the official law enforcement agency in China. The agency has millions of followers on Weibo, a popular microblogging site in the country.
Users who later responded to the shared post using the original screenshots wrote that it was “inappropriate” and that China “should express sympathy to India.”
Hu Xijin, editor-in-chief of China’s Global Times media, wrote, “At this point, we are raising the flag of humanitarianism, showing sympathy for India, and putting Chinese society firmly at moral heights.”
In Narendra Modi Prime Minister Xi Jinping Jintao of China is India, the next day that sent the condolence message for Covid-19 crisis deepening of the country, the post of Weibo has emerged.
Mr Nishi said China is ready to strengthen its cooperation with India and provide additional support as needed.
India is struggling to cope with the catastrophic second wave of coronavirus, and hospitals are fighting to treat patients in a chronic shortage of beds and medical oxygen.
on Sunday, India recorded 3,689 coronavirus deaths daily -The best since the pandemic started.
It was the day after the country’s first day of recording more than 400,000 new cases within 24 hours.