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The Chhattisgarh government funds the Covid vaccination, why will we use the image of the prime minister on the certificates? India News


RAIPUR (Chhattisgarh): Chhattisgarh Health Minister TS Singh Deo said on Sunday that the state is issuing vaccination certificates with the photograph of Prime Minister Bhupesh Baghel, as the state is funding the vaccination campaign for beneficiaries of the age group 18 to 44 years.
“The Prime Minister’s photograph is not being used in vaccination certificates because the central government withdrew from funding. The Center said they will provide the vaccine only for beneficiaries 45 years and older, the rest must be taken care of by the state. government, “Singh Deo told ANI.
“If the state government is giving money for something, why will we use the prime minister’s image for it? It’s a state-run program, so CM’s photography is being used. I don’t think anyone should have any. objection, “he said. saying.
“Previously, the Center was providing us with the Covid vaccines, so the photograph of the Prime Minister was used in the vaccination certificates,” he said.
Deo also mentioned that the vaccination certificate issued to beneficiaries aged 45 and over still bears PM Modi’s photograph.
The State Health Minister alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is destroying the federal structure of the country.
“The current central government has destroyed the federal structure. Its governors are also working as its political representatives. We have seen the example in West Bengal. Prime ministers are directly contacting the district authorities,” Deo said.
The Chhattisgarh government is issuing vaccination certificates to beneficiaries in the 18-44 age group with the photograph of CM Bhupesh Baghel.
Previously, the Chhattisgarh government had also launched its own vaccine website ‘CGTEEKA’ for the vaccination of the 18-44 age group.

Times of India