The upsurge of the pandemic continues to take a heavy toll of human life all across the country. The Polit Bureau expresses its grief at these unavoidable deaths and conveys condolences to the families of all those who have lost their lives.
Leaders of thirteen opposition parties have issued the following statement:
Ensure Uninterrupted Flow of Oxygen
Universal Free Vaccination
In times of the uncontrollable surge of the pandemic across our country:
We call upon the Central government to focus all attention in ensuring the uninterrupted flow of Oxygen supplies to all hospitals and health centres across the country.
We call upon the Central government to immediately launch a free mass vaccination programme across the country.
Immediate measures to combat the pandemic, protect people’s lives and livelihoods are needed to be undertaken by the central government on a war footing.
We are releasing herewith the letter addressed to the Prime Minister by CPI(M) General Secretary on the urgent need to ensure uninterrupted supply of medical oxygen to all hospitals and patients across the country and provision of vaccines free and universally.