Strict Action Against Those Responsible For Gorakpur Tragedy : UP CMAugust 14, 2017 10:56
Strict Action Against Those Responsible For Gorakpur Tragedy : UP CM:- Amid Opposition calls for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s resignation, he along with Union health minister J.P. Nadda, visited the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, on Sunday, where over 30 children had died in 36 hours last week.
Mr. Yogi warned of “exemplary” action against all those found responsible for the horrifying tragedy. Addressing reporters, after visiting the hospital, the CM said “We are waiting for the report of the committee constituted by our government. We request everyone to wait for that report. If any death takes place, not only in Gorakhpur but in the entire state, due to negligence of the hospital or staff, the government will take strong action those responsible. No one will be spared.” The CM turned emotional and said, “This is sensitivity, and not politics.”
Strict action against the guilty would be taken by the UP Government. This would prove to be a detterant for others, promised Yogi. The action would also be taken against government doctors who are found indulging in private practice. Yogi Adityanath said he had instructed doctors at the medical college to allow media into hospital wards.
Meanwhile, the parents of a baby girl, Sarika Shukla who was only 17 days old when she died around 5 pm on August 10, addressing reporters on Sunday said that at the BRD Medical College Hospital the oxygen levels were alarmingly low. The deceased victim’s father, Ajay Shukla, said oxygen levels were low two days before the deaths took place.