Sack ministers jeopardising medical staff’s health: Congress

The Congress has demanded sacking of ministers responsible for jeopardising the health of medical staff engaged in treating coronavirus patients

Congress Communications In-charge Randeep Surjewala
Congress Communications In-charge Randeep Surjewala
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The Congress has demanded sacking of ministers responsible for jeopardising the health of medical staff engaged in treating coronavirus patients.

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala demanded from the Prime Mnister, "As you address the Nation today at 8 p.m., pl sack Smriti Irani and Piyush Goyal and tell the Nation as to how do you propose to punish others for jeopardising Health and well being of our Doctors, Nurses & Health professionals as also those afflicted by Corona virus."

The Congress alleged that the government did two unpardonable acts by jeopardising the health of Doctors and health workers and must be punished.

The party questioned, "Between 1st Feb to 2nd March, 2020, Health & Textile Ministries didn't determine specifications for PPEs despite repeated requests from Protection Wear Manufacturers Association".

The Congress alleged that the government did two unpardonable acts by jeopardising the health of Doctors & health workers and must be punished.

The party questioned, "Between 1st Feb to 2nd March, 2020, Health & Textile Ministries didn't determine specifications for PPEs despite repeated requests from Protection Wear Manufacturers Association".

"Commerce Minister permitted export of Masks, Coveralls, Ventilators uptil 19th March as India faced scarcity. When will this equipment be available now? Pl tell a time frame. Also, what should the doctors, nurses and health professionals do in the interregnum period?" asked Surjewala.

The party has kept the pressure on the government with regard to the scarcity of medical equipment even Rahul Gandhi raked up the issue of not providing protective gears to medics and para medics.

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