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Health services have “collapsed”, the situation worsens in the villages: Akhilesh Yadav on increase of Covid in UP | India News

LUCK: With Uttar Pradesh battling a surge in Covid-19 cases, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav claimed on Tuesday that health services in the state have “collapsed” and the situation is worse in the villages compared to cities.
Taking a look at the state government for converting hospitals and other buildings built by the former SP dispensation into Covid-19 facilities, Yadav said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is “allergic” to the work done by his party during his regime.
Uttar Pradesh has seen a record increase in Covid-19 cases in five of the past seven days.
The Covid-19 case count in the state is 9,09,405, while 10,159 people have succumbed to the disease so far, according to official data.
“Health services in the state have collapsed,” Yadav said in a statement issued here.
The situation is bad not only in the cities, it is worse in the villages, where there is no one to listen to the voice of the poor villagers, he said.
Yadav further said: “The CM, who is allergic to the work done during the SP regime, is playing with people’s lives.”
The CM did not worry about improving health services. The SP had filed this lawsuit. But now that the situation worsens, the government has decided to convert the Haj House, Awadh Shilpgram cancer hospital built during the SP regime into Covid centers, he said.
“The priority of the BJP government and its CM is to be in power and win the elections without worrying about the spread of the coronavirus even at their rallies. There is no value to people’s lives for the BJP,” he added.
Yadav alleged that the BJP government has been misleading people for the past four years.
“Due to the lack of coordination between administrative officials, the situation worsens day by day,” he said.
In another statement, the leader of the opposition in the state assembly and top leader of the SP, Ram Govind Chowdhury, demanded the withdrawal of an order from the state government to impose a fine of 10,000 rupees on those found without masks a second time.
“This is a reminder of the British era and the CM should immediately reverse its decision. The Yogi government has handed the state over to the vultures who are targeting the common man upon realizing the fines and essential black marketing commodities.” , He said.
The party whose PM and CM attended rallies without wearing masks has no moral right to penalize the common man for doing so, Chowdhury said, referring to Modi and Adityanath addressing public meetings in states where assembly elections are taking place.

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