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.
President Kovind, PM Modi paid homage to BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary. PM Modi paid his tribute to Ambedkar while addressing the Association of Indian Universities. He also took to twitter saying Ambedkar gave a strong foundation to independent India. VP Venkaiah Naidu paid floral tribute to Ambedkar at his residence in Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also paid tribute to the Father of Indian Constitution. BSP supremo Mayawati remembered Ambedkar's legacy on his birth anniversary. DMK chief MK Stalin paid a floral tribute to BR Ambedkar at Koyambedu in Chennai. Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on 14 April, 1891 in Mhow of Madhya Pradesh. Termed as the father of Indian constitution, he always worked for the welfare of deprived people. Ambedkar was conferred with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, in 1990.
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BSP chief Mayawati received her first jab of COVID-19 vaccine on March 13 at a private hospital in Lucknow. Mayawati appealed to the Centre and state government to provide free vaccine to the poor. She further urged people to follow the COVID protocols and get vaccinated.
Uttar Pradesh Police has arrived at Banda jail with gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari on April 07. UP Police had gone to Punjab's Rupnagar jail on April 06 to take the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA in its custody. On March 26th, the Supreme Court (SC) had ordered his transfer to UP jail and face trials there.
A Covid-19 patient died at a district hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri after a ward boy allegedly removed oxygen support. The deceased, Surendra Sharma has died on Wednesday morning. “Last night, the hospital staff removed his oxygen supply. When I reach here, I requested the staff including a nurse to give him the oxygen but they denied and that is why he lost his life," said Deepak Tiwari, the son of the deceased. Chief Medical Health Officer (CMHO) Shivpuri, Arjun Lal Sharma said they will investigate the matter and strict action will be taken against culprits. Watch the full video for more.
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Amid surging cases of COVID-19 in the national capital, Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava on April 15 said that police personnel are playing a major role in fight against COVID-19. He urged policemen to use minimum two-layered face masks, N-95 and three ply surgical masks for their safety as they are out on roads to maintain law and order in Delhi. "The mask made with cloths might not be that protective for policemen," he said. The Delhi Police Commissioner also urged police personnel to follow COVID SOPs like maintaining social distancing at work place or public places. He instructed cops to take immunity booster medicines and Kadha. "Police Headquarters and senior officer of the units have been assigned duties to take care of the policemen who got infected of COVID-19," he added.
The residents of Vantangia villages, for the first time are casting their vote for the Uttar Pradesh Panchayat polls which commenced from April 15. These villages were declared revenue village by CM Yogi Adityanath in 2018. Polling of first phase will take place in 18 districts.
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..