No Oxygen Deaths? Opposition Takes On Centre

No Oxygen Deaths? Opposition Takes On Centre

Newsdesk |
July 21, 2021

No data was provided by states on deaths due to oxygen shortage - this statement by the Centre has led to a huge political backlash. At the peak of second Covid wave, the struggle among India's hospitals and patients had captured global attention.

New Delhi, 21 July 2021

As per news report of NDTV, oxygen shortage led to many deaths in India, including in the national capital, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said today, slamming the centre. "It's completely false to say no one died due to oxygen crisis. Why were hospitals making desperate appeals everyday at the High Court? The centre may soon say there was no pandemic," he said."We constituted an Oxygen Audit Committee to assess deaths and provide compensation. But the Central government, through Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, dismissed it to hide the truth," Mr Jain said. The centre is trying to hide its fault, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, calling the government policies "a disaster".

Source -NDTV


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