New Delhi: Asserting it’s “against humanity if any patient suffers due to lack of oxygen” whereas battling Covid-19, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of taking part in petty politics over availability of oxygen in Delhi.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra requested as to why the Centre would undertake a special method in direction of Delhi if the ruling dispensation may give oxygen to Maharashtra and different states.
“It’s against humanity if any patient suffers due to lack of oxygen. But there should be no politics over it. If the Government of India can give oxygen to Maharashtra and other states, why do you (Delhi Govt) think that GoI is adopting a different approach towards Delhi?” ANI quoted Patra as saying.
Launching a vitriolic assault on the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government in Delhi, the BJP chief alleged “Kejriwal spent Rs 804.93 crores on advertisements since 2015 but did not open a single hospital during his seven-year rule”.
“Before forming his government, Kejriwal had promised to add 30,000 new hospital beds,” added Patra.
The BJP chief’s outburst got here as Kejriwal earlier said Delhi has solely 5 days of vaccine stock left and underlined the need for further doses i.e. 85 lakh each month for the next three months.
“To administer 80-85 lakh vaccines each month, we have to administer 3 lakh vaccines day by day… We can simply improve our capability to three lakh vaccines per day, there is no such thing as a drawback with this. Now that we now have begun the preparations, we all know methods to proceed and are going to hold this out within the subsequent few days,” Kejriwal stated.
“In truth, greater than this shall be essential since individuals from NCR and different neighbouring areas are coming to Delhi to get vaccinated. So, we are going to want much more vaccines than what I have already talked about. However, the minimal requirement of Delhi should be met with. To defend ourselves from the third wave, being utterly vaccinated is crucial,” he added.
Kejriwal has additionally written to Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan stating the vaccine producers Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech ought to be directed to extend their month-to-month provides to Delhi to 6 million doses per 30 days throughout May to July for attaining the goal of vaccinating all within the metropolis.