Cong. petitions President seeking free vaccination for all
The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee on Friday made a illustration to President Ram Nath Kovind by Governor Vajubhai Vala to demand free common vaccination for all residents towards COVID-19.
A Congress delegation led by KPCC president D.K. Shivakumar referred to as on the Governor on the Raj Bhavan and submitted the memorandum seeking one crore vaccination per day to make sure vaccination free of value for all residents of the nation.
The Karnataka authorities has determined to supply vaccines free of value for all residents at its well being services.
A memorandum signed by celebration leaders, together with former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, alleged that “tragically, the Modi government has completely abdicated its duty of fighting the Corona and abandoned the people, leaving them to fend for themselves. The truth is that the Union BJP government is guilty of criminal mismanagement of COVID-19.”
Party leaders and MLAs Ramalinga Reddy, Eshwar Khandre, R.V. Deshpande, and H.K. Patil accompanied Mr. Shivakumar.
Earlier within the day, the KPCC started a free vaccination drive in Davangere and Mr. Shivakumar took the inaugural shot to kick off the marketing campaign.
Former Minister and MLA Shamanur Shivashankarappa, who runs a hospital, has positioned an order for vaccines price ₹4 crore to manage jabs to individuals of his constituency. “This shows that Congress party and its leaders are committed to vaccinate people of Karnataka and protect them from Covid,” Mr. Shivakumar stated whereas speaking to reporters at Davangere.
The KPCC has already sought the federal government’s nod to obtain vaccine price ₹100 crore for offering vaccination to everybody for free. “But government has not responded to our demand despite repeated requests,” Mr. Shivakumar stated in a press assertion.
The KPCC chief stated the drive can be taken to different elements of the State within the coming days.
Congress leaders S.S. Mallikarjun and Saleem Ahmed attended the occasion.