India, Oct. 23 -- A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) promised free coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccination for the people of Bihar in its election manifesto, the ally-turned-rival Shiv Sena on Friday launched a scathing attack asking if it is a new political system to divide the country on the basis of a life-saving vaccine.

Sanjay Raut, chief spokesperson for the Sena and a Rajya Sabha (RS) member, asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan and BJP chief JP Nadda to clarify if non-BJP ruled states would be denied the Covid-19 vaccination drive.

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"Does it mean that a state, where there is no BJP governm...