In a video message posted on her Twitter account, Priyanka Gandhi mentioned the situation in Uttar Pradesh as a result of unfold of the coronavirus pandemic is “deteriorating”. Reports are coming in from throughout about lack of beds, oxygen and medicines, she mentioned.
“It is the responsibility of the Uttar Pradesh authorities that as an alternative of exacerbating the issues and hiding statistics, it ought to attempt to remedy the issues and put ahead the reality,” the Congress common secretary in-charge Uttar Pradesh mentioned. Out of twenty-two 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 mentioned.
“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 purpose, we exported vaccines to varied nations when we face a scarcity. There ought to have been correct planning. OK if it was not achieved, there’s nonetheless time and now a strong technique ought to be adopted and concrete steps be taken,” the Congress chief mentioned.
Priyanka Gandhi additionally appealed that monetary help ought to be offered 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 mentioned. “I need to request the UP authorities that your administration ought to be sensitive rather than aggressive proper now,” Priyanka Gandhi mentioned.
The Congress has political variations with the Uttar Pradesh authorities and people will stay however “now we must stand collectively united on this combat”, she asserted. The social gathering will stand shoulder to shoulder with the individuals to fight this pandemic, Priyanka Gandhi mentioned.
In her video message, she additionally appealed to individuals to comply with COVID-appropriate behaviour equivalent to sporting masks, not venturing out unnecessarily and washing arms frequently.