UP Govt sets up panel to probe deaths at BRD Medial college

UP Govt sets up panel to probe deaths at BRD Medial college

UP Govt sets up panel to probe deaths at BRD Medial college

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Health Minister J P Nadda conduct an inspection of the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur on Sunday.

The parents of a baby girl who died at the Gorakhpur hospital - where 63 children died over the last five days - have contradicted the government's claim that the oxygen problem was a one-time occurrence which started on the evening of August 10 and was sorted out by the next morning.

"We will be getting more liquid oxygen cylinders tonight or tomorrow, and have also cleared the dues of the supplier", Mr Kumar said. He said the government has also ordered magisterial probe and the district magistrate of Gorakhpur has also submitted an inquiry report to the state government. "This happened due to state government's carelessness", Azad told media persons outside the hospital.

In an horrific incident that took place in Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital on 11 August, 63 children died due to alleged shortage of oxygen.

21 children died due to shortage of supply of liquid oxygen in BRD Medical College, in last 36 hours. The government has denied the charges, saying the children died due to different illnesses, including Japanese encephalitis.

Meanwhile, the owner of a firm which supplied oxygen to the hospital said his contract had ended in March and was not renewed, as per agency reports.

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Tragedy continued to descend upon Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital, as another child succumbed to encephalitis today, taking the death toll over 70.

'We saw our baby struggling to breathe and we couldn't do anything, ' Mr Gautam said.

Flanked by Union Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel and the state Health and Medical Education Ministers at a press conference, Adityanath asserted that stringent action will be taken against those found guilty.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday dispatched two Cabinet Ministers to the hospital. Adityanath, who had visited the hospital on August 9, said no issue of unpaid bills was brought to his attention and all requests for funds were met promptly.

In an effort to meet medical needs in the region - and ease local tensions - the Indian government has promised to set up a medical center to study and treat ailments affecting children.

JD-U rebel MP Ali Anwar Ansari also condemned Kulaste's statement and demanded Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over the incident that has shook the nation.

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