Former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday urged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to guarantee sufficient Oxygen provide to Karnataka.
In a letter to Mr. Modi, the previous Chief Minister pointed to 24 deaths in Chamarajanagar and 4 deaths in Kalaburgi allegedly due to shortage of Oxygen. He additionally mentioned that a number of hospitals in Bengaluru have appealed for emergency provide of Oxygen.
Mr. Kumaraswamy mentioned that Karnataka has been asking for permission from the Centre to utilise the Oxygen produced within the State. He urged Mr. Modi to tackle the oxygen shortage forthwith.