Congress chief KC Venugopal moved a privilege movement Thursday in opposition to Minister of State (MoS) for Well being Bharati Pravin Pawar for “deceptive” the parliament on deaths because of the scarcity of oxygen within the nation in the course of the second Covid wave.
All the nation witnessed how individuals have been scrambling for oxygen and lots of sufferers in a number of hospitals died because of the scarcity of oxygen in the course of the second wave of coronavirus, he mentioned.
“I’ve moved a privilege movement to the Rajya Sabha chairman demanding motion in opposition to the Minister of State for Well being as a result of misinformation given to the Rajya Sabha on my starred query,” KC Venugopal instructed reporters.
KC Venugopal mentioned he had requested a query on how many individuals died within the nation because of the lack of oxygen, however the minister replied that there have been no such deaths.
“That is completely baseless and in opposition to the reality as a result of now we have sufficient proof within the public area. You may see that their very own Goa minister quoted that so many individuals died as a result of oxygen scarcity. Their Karnataka minister additionally mentioned so,” he mentioned, including that ministers in Haryana and Andhra Pradesh additionally admitted deaths as a result of scarcity of oxygen.
The Congress chief added that the MoS “misled the Home with false info”.
“That’s the reason I’ve moved a privilege movement asking the chairman to ship it to the privileges committee for an intensive inquiry,” he mentioned.