Time to wake up and do your homework: Sonia Gandhi | India News
NEW DELHI: Congress President Sonia gandhi on Saturday he urged the Center to develop a national policy to deal with the pandemic after reaching a political consensus on the matter. In a video message posted on Saturday, Gandhi said it is time for the Union and state governments to wake up and fulfill their duties and said vaccination against the virus should be provided free to all along with the imposition of compulsory licenses to increase vaccine production and speed up the inoculation campaign.
“I urge the central government to develop a national policy to deal with the Covid crisis in the country and a strategy to achieve political consensus on the matter,” he said.
Gandhi praised doctors, nurses and healthcare workers for treating patients even when their own lives are at risk, and urged the Union government to protect the poor by transferring 6,000 rupees each to their accounts. banks to prevent them from migrating until the end of the pandemic. . He also called for increased testing and called for government intervention to end the black marketing of essential life-saving drugs and said governments must ensure an adequate supply of oxygen, medicines and another team to hospitals on the warpath. He also opposed differential prices for coronavirus vaccines.
“Our country is facing the pandemic and billions of our citizens have been affected by the coronavirus every day. This crisis is the time of trial for all of us and we have to hold hands and support each other. The current times have shattered humanity, ”he said, urging unity in his 5-minute video message.