In a video message posted on her Twitter account, Priyanka Gandhi stated the state of affairs in Uttar Pradesh as a result of unfold of the coronavirus pandemic is “deteriorating”. Experiences are coming in from throughout about lack of beds, oxygen and medicines, she stated.
“It’s the obligation of the Uttar Pradesh authorities that as an alternative of exacerbating the issues and hiding statistics, it ought to attempt to clear up the issues and put ahead the reality,” the Congress common secretary in-charge Uttar Pradesh stated. Out of 22 crore individuals, solely 85 lakh have been vaccinated and earlier than administering Remdesivir one has to go to the district Justice of the Peace and take a slip, she stated.
“India is the largest vaccine producer on this planet, however there’s a scarcity in our personal nation as a result of for PR, or for God is aware of what cause, we exported vaccines to numerous international locations when we face a scarcity. There ought to have been correct planning. OK if it was not completed, there’s nonetheless time and now a stable technique ought to be adopted and concrete steps be taken,” the Congress chief stated.
Priyanka Gandhi additionally appealed that monetary assist ought to be supplied to the individuals who want it essentially the most. There ought to be a bundle for small and medium companies who’re once more on the verge of closing down, she stated. “I need to request the UP authorities that your administration ought to be delicate somewhat than aggressive proper now,” Priyanka Gandhi stated.
The Congress has political variations with the Uttar Pradesh authorities and people will stay however “now we should stand collectively united on this struggle”, she asserted. The celebration will stand shoulder to shoulder with the individuals to fight this pandemic, Priyanka Gandhi stated.
In her video message, she additionally appealed to individuals to comply with COVID-appropriate behaviour resembling sporting masks, not venturing out unnecessarily and washing arms usually.