Lack of Oxygen in UP Hospital: Many Infants Died on Friday

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Lack of Oxygen in UP Hospital

An incident at Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Uttar Pradesh has taken 30 infants lives. However, the government of UP on Saturday said the action imposes against those who felt guilty about the incident. Within 48 hours, 30 children had died.

According to the reports of pediatric department, due to the suffering from various diseases, many children lost their lives. “Whosoever found guilty in the tragic and painful incident at Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Gorakhpur will certainly face stringent action,” Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya told on Saturday.

Action Statement

The CM of UP says that a strict action will impact them. In fact, a deep investigation must happen for the incident. Before leaving for Gorakhpur, Singh said, “The doctors and officials have not informed the Chief Minister about the shortage of oxygen neither on July 9 or  August 9.”

“The shortage of oxygen not highlighted. The medical education minister also not briefed about it. Appropriate action will be taken keeping these points in mind and a probe will continue,” he elaborated.

Tandon said, “The chief minister keeping a close watch on the entire issue. We will take appropriate action after investigating all aspects”. According to the magistrate of Gorakhpur, 21 had died due to oxygen unavailability.

“As per SP Gorakhpur, 21 children died due to the shortage of supply of liquid oxygen in BRD Medical College, in last 36 hours. Senior officers are on the spot. The Civil Administration will verify the exact cause,” a home ministry spokesperson had said.

The opposition party Congress said to resign the CM Yogi Adityanath and Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh. “There are clearly two dimensions to it that of criminal culpability of all those who are responsible. The hospital administration, the oxygen supplier and the district administration supposed to exercise superintendence over the hospital. The other is the moral responsibility of the chief minister.

“While all those responsible must be charged with criminal culpability accounting to murder. There is a moral dimension which the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and his health minister must take responsibility for and resign immediately,” Tiwari said.