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Akhilesh Yadav welcomes the ‘government vaccine’, will take a hit | India News

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LUCK: A day after his father Mulayam Singh Yadav took the first dose of the vaccine, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav relented on Tuesday in his opposition to the jab, claiming he was opposed to the ‘BJP vaccine’ and gave welcome to the ‘government of India’. vaccine’. Previously, Akhilesh had said that he would not get vaccinated because he did not trust the ‘BJP vaccine’.
Although BJP welcomed Akhilesh’s decision to get vaccinated, the party said the SP chief would be responsible for insulting scientists and doctors by questioning the efficacy of the vaccine, until he apologized for it.
On Tuesday morning, the head of SP announced on Twitter that he will take the jab and also appealed to those who have not been vaccinated to do so.
“After the public outcry, the government finally decided that it will not politicize the vaccination process, but the Center will get people vaccinated. I was against the ‘BJP vaccine’ but I welcome the ‘government’s vaccine. from India ‘and I will also get vaccinated.’ ‘”Those who were unable to get the vaccine due to vaccine shortage so far, I ask you to get vaccinated,” Akhilesh tweeted.
Minutes after Akhilesh’s announcement, MP Keshav Prasad Maurya welcomed the former CM’s decision, but words were spared to hold him accountable for insulting the Indian scientists who developed the vaccine and unpleasant events in which the doctors and paramedics involved in the vaccination campaign they were mistreated by opponents. to the vaccine.
“You should get vaccinated, we appreciate it. But until you apologize, you are guilty of insulting the scientists who developed the vaccine and the healthcare workers associated with the vaccine,” Maurya tweeted.
The head of the SP had sparked controversy when, responding to a media query at a press conference on January 2, had said that he would not take the ‘BJP vaccine’ because he did not trust the BJP government and announced that when SP would come. to be able, it will guarantee free vaccinations for all.
However, on April 14, Akhilesh tested positive for Covid after returning from Uttarakhand, where Kumhb Mela was underway and had met with various religious leaders, including Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri, who later also gave positive to Covid. Akhilesh remained in home isolation until he tested negative.



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