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Deaths due to oxygen shortage would mean a despicable incident says Yogi Adityanath



Yogi-Adityanath (photo credit ANI )

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath while addressing a press conference on Gorkhpur tragedy in Lucknow said the incident is very sensitive . He urged to the  media to tell accurate data on the deaths of the childeren.

He expressed condolences for the bereaved families. Yogi also said that Prime minsiter Modi is concerned about the situation in the hospital.

On 10th August 23 childeren died whereas on  11th the no. of deaths decreased to  11 told Yogi adityanath. He also assured a proper investigation in the case and said anyone found guilty will not be spared . Deaths due to oxygen shortage would mean a despicable incident, he added.

He also told media that  he has toured the hospital twice since becoming Chief Minister.

Earlier today UP CM Yogi Adityanath while speaking on child deaths in Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College, said “Encephalitis is a challenge”.

He said Encephalitis disease is there since 1978,and everything that is happening in UP is just because of open defecation and uncleanliness.

Yogi adityanath was making this point with regard to the incident of Gorakhpur however this satement by Yogi adityanath is a bit peculiar as many reports claims that the childeren died due to blockage of oxygen in the hospital.

UP CM also said we are facing a challenge and actions has been taken to conquer it. UP CM Yogi Adityananath said governments are not the problem and if they are they should be scrapped immediately.

Meanwhile Health Minister JP Nadda spoke to UP CM Yogi Adityanath, assured him of assistance/expertise from the Centre.

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Appeal to President to hear our view too, says Sisodia on AAP MLAs’ disqualification



New Delhi, Jan 20: AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that the MLAs of his party, who were recommended by the Election Commission for disqualification were never given a chance to speak out their side of story and appealed President Kovind to hear his party’s view too.

While addressing media a day after Election Commission recommended to President Ram Nath Kovind to disqualify 20 MLAs of his party, the  deputy chief minister of Delhi came with this statement.

“There was no hearing, we were not given a chance to explain our stand. We appeal to the President to hear our view too”, he asserted.

Sisodia also informed that MLAs will meet President in this context.


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Cops bar people from wearing black at Amit Shah’s rally in Varanasi



Varanasi, Jan 20: People wearing black clothes were not allowed to participate in a public rally here to be addressed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

As per police offical, the move was to prevent any protests from “troublesome elements”.

However, the police did not explain why even media were also halted  from entering the premises.

Shah and Adityanath are in the city to attend an event named ‘Yuva Udghosh’ which is an attempt by the party to connect with 17,000 first time voters.

Angry youngsters stated they found the move objectionable as they were humiliated and barred from attending the event.

More than thirty students have also been detained and barred from attending the event, an official confirmed, news agency IAN reported.

State BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey and State Organisational Secretary Sunil Bansal are also made their presence the high-level event.


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Disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs was Jyoti’s gift to PM Modi: AAP



Gopal Rai

New Delhi, Jan 20:  Senior AAP leader Gopal Rai on Saturday said Election Commission’s (EC) decision to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs for holding office of profit, was its chief, A.K. Jyoti’s parting gift to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

While addressing media, Rai also said that the party will launch a campaign against BJP’s decisions to allow FDI in retail and the sealing drive in the national capital.

On Friday, the poll panel recommended President Ram Nath Kovind to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs for holding offices of profit as Parliamentary Secretaries, triggering calls for resignation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

The President is bound to act in accordance with the EC’s recommendation.

Rai stated that Jyoti was Principal Secretary in Gujarat when Modi was the state’s Chief Minister and he was Modi’s closest officer, news agency IANS quoted.

“The disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs was his gift to Modi. What is the reason for this gift? Why it has been given? Aam Aadmi Party and the country want to know this,” AAP leader asserted.

“Everyone in the country has only one question on their mind: What was the compulsion for him to take the decision with only two days to retire,” Rai asked.

The leader also rubbished claims that the AAP MLAs were given multiple chances to appear before the poll panel and said that lies were being spread in the media.

Rai said that all notices given by the EC were replied by AAP’s advocates and added that even during the the British rule, people were heard before giving punishments.

Holding out a purported order from the poll panel, Rai stated that the EC had not given a date of hearing for the AAP MLAs, after March 13, 2017.

The Election Commission gave its opinion to the President on a complaint by advocate Prashant Patel, a member of the Hindu Legal Cell, in June 2015, who petitioned then President Pranab Mukherjee alleging illegality in the appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries.

The decision prompted calls by the Congress and BJP — who have been seeking the disqualification — for Kejriwal’s resignation.

Later on Friday, the Delhi High Court rejected to grant interim relief to AAP MLAs against the ]poll panel’s recommendation.


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