In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for prevailing condition in the country during second wave of Covid-19, Indian Medical Association (IMA) national vice president Dr Navjot Singh Dahiya has said that in spite of being proved as a "failed Prime Minister" to control Coronavirus, the PM has rather emerged as "super spreader" by holding big political rallies in poll-bound states.
Hospitals in Delhi and across the country are turning away patients after running out of medical oxygen and beds.
The prime minister said that he held various meetings to tide over the situation. In this type of state of affairs, throughout this time, PM Modi too can communicate on corona an infection, vaccine and oxygen scarcity.
My dear countrymen, Namaskar.
He mentioned that after successfully confronting the first wave of Corona, the country was full of enthusiasm, full of self-confidence, but this storm (second wave) has shaken the country. "But this storm has shaken the nation". "At this time, to win this battle, priority must be given to experts and scientific advice".
"The Government of India is applying its entire might to give a fillip to endeavours of state Governments".
Many frontline workers spoke to the prime minister during the radio programme.
"At that time I had urged all of you to carry out your duty in stopping coronavirus from reaching villages". Your family doctor, doctors around you, you can contact them by phone.
Modi also lauded efforts by doctors and other healthcare workers to share reliable information on social media.
The information about the address was posted on the Narendra Modi website as well as information on where people can listen to the radio show live.
Friends, in this hour of crisis, everyone is understanding the importance of vaccines. You all must be aware that Govt of India has sent free vaccine to all State Govts.
With the passage of time, we saw that if we use proper protective gear and follow safety guidelines, we will ensure our safety as well as that of our supporting staff' and the patients, Dr Naveed told PM.
"The scheme has infused a new confidence in the villages as property documents remove uncertainty and reduce the chances of property dispute while protecting the poor from exploitation and corruption", an official release said.
He urged people to go for vaccination against the disease and cautioned them against rumours about it. "Dawai Bhi, Kadai Bhi" - never forget this mantra.
She urged people to get tested early, properly track themselves to reduce the mortality rate and get vaccinated when eligible.