New Delhi: The Shiv Sena has known as for a two-day particular session of Parliament to debate the “unprecedented state of affairs” arising out of the Covid-19 resurgence. Dubbing the prevailing circumstances “virtually war-like”, Sanjay Raut, Rajya Sabha member of the Maharashtra ruling alliance’s lead get together, mentioned there was “confusion and rigidity” all over the place.
Maharashtra has remained one of many worst affected states within the nation ever for the reason that pandemic hit India in January 2020. The second wave of the Covid-19 disaster, which has swept the nation over the previous few weeks, has solely worsened the circumstances. Yesterday, the state reported 68,631 new circumstances and 503 deaths even because the nation noticed its largest spike of two.73 lakh new infections, together with 1,619 fatalities.
“It is an unprecedented & virtually a warfare like state of affairs. Utmost confusion & rigidity all over the place! No beds, no oxygen & no vaccination as nicely! It is nothing however TOTAL CHAOS! A Spl session of the Parliament for not less than 2 days needs to be known as to debate the state of affairs!” Mr Raut tweeted right now.
He was referring to the reviews of an acute scarcity of oxygen cylinders, beds, medication, and manpower coming from numerous states, together with Maharashtra, amid the surge.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had final week reportedly reached out to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the matter, however was allegedly informed that he was busy campaigning in West Bengal. This sparked a political controversy.
Later a number of central leaders, together with Union Well being Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, assured Mr Thackeray of enough provides of medicines and oxygen to the state.