Chiding Karnataka’s BJP govt, Congress sets aside Rs 100 crore for free vaccine drive | India News

Chiding Karnataka’s BJP govt, Congress sets aside Rs 100 crore for free vaccine drive | India News

KPCC President D Ok Shivakumar with CLP chief Siddaramaiah right through the protest towards the federal government as they call for vaccination and right kind healthcare for Corona sufferers. ANI

BENGALURU: An afternoon after leader minister B S Yediyurappa and his cupboard colleagues held a media briefing at the executive tasks to regulate the Covid-19 pandemic however admitted the quick provide of vaccines, the Karnataka Congress unit chided the BJP executive by means of surroundings apart Rs 100 crore for direct procurement of vaccines from the open marketplace to lend a hand the folk looking for it.
The vaccine, if and when it’s to be had with the birthday party, will likely be allotted freed from value.
On Friday, at a joint presser by means of KPCC president D Ok Shivakumar and opposition chief Siddaramaiah, the Congress introduced that the birthday party will likely be supply Rs 10 crore from its interior price range and the remaining Rs 90 crore will likely be raised from the improvement fund of each and every MLA and MLC.
“Each and every of the legislators will take out Rs 1 crore from their native space construction fund and give a contribution in opposition to the vaccine procurement fund of the Congress birthday party,” stated Siddaramaiah.
Whilst chiding the Yediyurappa executive within the state and high minister Narendra Modi regime on the centre for failing to regulate the fast unfold of the vaccine, the Congress birthday party stated the price range have been being gathered because of their failure.
“We urge that within the spirit of Atmanirbhar Bharat, the centre and state governments will permit us to obtain the vaccines from the producers at once and distribute it to folks at freed from value,” stated Shivakumar.
The Congress birthday party warned the state executive that the opposition won’t sit down quiet if there are allegations of misappropriation within the not too long ago floated world soft for shopping vaccines as proposed by means of it.
“We ask the method to be totally clear and make certain that the folk’s cash isn’t swindled right through the tendering procedure,” stated the birthday party.
In the meantime, Karnataka in-charge and AICC common secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala tweeted and stated:”The 100 CR #Vaccination plan ! That is the Congress approach ! Kudos to Karnataka Congress, Siddaramaiah, DKShivakumar & Congress MLA/MLC’s for providing ₹100 CR from ‘Building Fund’ without spending a dime vaccination to 18-44 years in Karnataka. Will BJP-Yediyurappa Government now get up from shut eye?”