BJP-JJP govt. ought to take steps to spice up the drive: Hooda
Leader of Opposition in Haryana Assembly Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday mentioned that the sluggish pace of corona vaccination in the State was a matter of significant concern and the ruling BJP-JJP authorities ought to take steps to spice up the inoculation drive.
“Reports of corona vaccine being either over or stocks being low from different districts across the State are pouring in every other day. In many places, health officials had to call the police at the vaccination centres as large number of people were coming to get the vaccine, but they had to return home disappointed due to lack of vaccines,” alleged Mr. Hooda.
He mentioned the Opposition has been repeatedly warning the federal government in regards to the vaccine scarcity however the State authorities was not prepared to surrender its ‘lax attitude’.
“The people are being misled through rhetoric, event management and false propaganda. The present government has not built a single new government hospital, medical college in the State in the last seven years. The government has also not recruited new doctors, medical staff, besides medical equipment in existing hospitals. The government is not working towards increasing health facilities for the people despite the challenges,” Mr. Hooda mentioned.
The Leader of Opposition mentioned the primary and second waves of COVID-19 have prompted a lot of harm to the nation and the State and risk of the third wave looms giant.
‘Be ready for third wave’
“It is necessary that the government should strengthen its preparations in advance to neutralise the third wave. The safest shield to protect people from corona is vaccination. The State government should demand maximum quantity of vaccine supply from the Union government, so that every resident of the State can be vaccinated,” he mentioned.
Mr. Hooda mentioned the federal government ought to work expeditiously in direction of strengthening the well being infrastructure to beat all illnesses, together with COVID-19.