BSP chief Mayawati, while welcoming the COVID-19 inoculation drive beginning Saturday, requested the Centre to provide the vaccine for free to the common man. She said if that does not happen, then the respective state governments should ensure that people get the vaccine for free. She said if her party comes to power in Uttar Pradesh, then it will ensure that everyone gets tot coronavirus vaccine for free. According to the government, the shots will be offered first to an estimated one crore healthcare workers, and around two crore frontline workers, and then to persons above 50 years of age, followed by persons younger than 50 years of age with associated comorbidities. Watch the full video for more details.
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Speaking to media in the national capital on January 15, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati spoke on occasion of her 65th birthday. Mayawati said, "BSP will not forge any alliance with any political party for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand." "The party will contest the elections in all Assembly constituencies on its own," she added.
Speaking to media in the national capital on January 15, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati spoke on occasion of her 65th birthday. Mayawati said, "BSP welcomes the government's decision to start COVID-19 vaccination drive and requests the Central and state government to provide the vaccine free of cost to everyone across the country." "If BSP forms government in Uttar Pradesh, it will provide COVID-19 vaccine to everyone free of cost," she added.
Former TMC leader Dinesh Bajaj on resigning ahead of state elections said that party wants to prioritise newcomers but they shouldn't forgot old ones. "When I saw that lines have been crossed, I said not anymore," Bajaj added. "When asked about his joining in BJP, Bajaj said, "I spoke with top BJP leaders. They'll tell me what to do." Further commenting on the party sentiments towards Hindi-speaking people, Dinesh Bajaj said that how can they be termed as outsiders. He asked, "How long will it be tolerated?"