East Delhi MP and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Friday reached out to the individuals residing at Chak Chilla village situated on an island on the Yamuna River in Delhi to get them vaccinated.
He stated, round 300 individuals residing on the island, which may be accessed solely on a ship, had been vaccinated.
“This space is part of the Patparganj constituency and fully inaccessible (by street). Residents are largely fishermen or farmers. As per the Prime Minister’s imaginative and prescient that nobody ought to be left behind, my basis and volunteers of our get together will ensure that individuals residing on the banks of Yamuna are totally vaccinated,” Gambhir stated.
An aide of Gambhir stated the MP’s basis has vaccinated greater than 10,000 individuals of Delhi and within the coming days, extra such drives can be held on the banks of Yamuna. The following spot can be Madanpur Kharar, he stated.
With water on three sides and tall shrubs rising out of muddy water on the fourth, which results in the DND Flyway, the residents listed here are locked in. Folks right here largely dwell in tents and small huts and use boats to fetch groceries, greens, consuming water and even to go to varsities.