Union Minister Prahlad Patel was caught on digicam threatening to slap a person pleading with him for oxygen for his Covid optimistic relative.
“We didn’t get cylinders,” a person complais to the minister at a hospital in Madhya Pradesh’s Damoh.
“If you speak like this you’ll get two slaps,” the Minister is heard telling the person whereas asking him to relax.
The man begins weeping: “Yes, that’s what I’ll get. My mom is mendacity there.”
The Minister cuts in once more: “Did anybody deny you an oxygen cylinder?”
The man replied, “Yes, they refused. We solely obtained one for 5 minutes.”
The incident passed off outdoors the Damoh district hospital, the place kinfolk of sufferers looted oxygen cylinders day earlier than.
The district has 3,320 Covid sufferers. The variety of instances rose by 101 within the final 24 hours.