India, Sept. 17 -- Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday hit out at 'some Rajya Sabha MPs' who he said had criticised the Maharashtra government's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak .

Speaking in Rajya Sabha on day four of Parliament's ongoing monsoon session, he pointed to the number of recoveries in the state. He also remarked that even the World Health Organisation (WHO) has praised efforts of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for bringing the situation in Dharavi under control.

"My mother and brother are infected with Covid-19. Many people in Maharashtra are recovering also. Today, the situation in Dharavi is under control. WHO has appreciated efforts of BMC. I want to state these facts as some members here wer...