Revanth Reddy starts free meal service at Gandhi Hospital for COVID-19 patients and dependents
Accuses the federal government of being blind to individuals’s considerations.
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) working president and Malkajgiri MP Revanth Reddy began a free meal service at the Gandhi Hospital the place 1,000 individuals can be served free meal every day together with docs, nurses, patients and their dependents.
The Gandhi Hospital, the lifeline of Telangana is now transformed into an unique COVID-19 hospital by the federal government and patients from throughout the State with virus severity are admitted right here.
Mr. Reddy stated the free meal service was began on a name given by the Congress MP Rahul Gandhi to its cadre to succeed in out to the individuals affected with the virus in no matter manner they’ll. Meals can be offered by Mr. Reddy’s pocket and will proceed until lockdown is lifted within the State.
The Congress MP stated that folks coming from all around the State and additionally neighbouring States didn’t have entry to meals because the meals joints are closed as a result of lockdown. The authorities has not come to the assistance of individuals in misery even through the first part of lockdown final 12 months and he doesn’t anticipate it to take action now, he stated.
He alleged that the Youth Congress staff reaching out to the needy in these turbulent instances have been being harassed by the police as a substitute of extending cooperation. The authorities is anxious that its failures are being uncovered by the Congress celebration and that’s the reason for the ‘witchhunt’.
The Congress chief additionally attacked the federal government charging it with negligence and vanity in understanding the bottom state of affairs. It has no complete coverage however is adopting a piecemeal methodology to deflect the rising criticism of its failures.
The structure of the Telangana Task Force Committee on Covid was achieved lately nevertheless it consists of all of the yes-men of the federal government reasonably than consultants from medical-, research-, technology- and administration fields who can draw technique on provide of vaccines and medicines, and recommend strategies for implementation of their concepts for quicker aid on scarcity of oxygen and beds, he claimed.
The Congress MP additionally alleged that Remedesivir injections have been accessible within the black market and some TRS leaders are being accused of hoarding them and supplying to their close to and pricey ones.
Mr. Reddy additionally stated the federal government had did not curb the company hospitals billing the patients to the tune of lakhs for Covid therapy. It is blind and deaf to the appeals of patients on this situation and it owes a solution to the individuals. He stated the Chattisgarh authorities was offering ₹5,000 per 30 days to youngsters who’ve misplaced their mother and father as a consequence of COVID-19 and Telangana authorities ought to undertake the identical scheme instantly.