Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday alleged that the Y S Jaganmohan Reddy state authorities’s apathy led to a number of individuals falling sick in Eluru city.
The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president slammed the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) authorities for neglecting public well being which led to over 150 individuals falling unwell in Eluru in West Godavari district.
The Leader of Opposition claimed that the sickness unfold due to the provision of contaminated ingesting water within the city. He expressed concern that many of the sick individuals had been kids and aged.
“Shocked and enraged at the AP Government’s apathy towards people. About 150 people, mostly children, have taken ill after drinking contaminated water in Eluru because the irresponsible Government hasn’t cared to clean local drinking water bodies for the last 18 months,” he mentioned.
Naidu mentioned that paradoxically, Eluru illness outbreak passed off within the Health Minister’s personal constituency. The Eluru incident has as soon as once more uncovered the ineffectiveness and incapacity of the federal government to present environment friendly administration and good governance, he added.
Meanwhile, TDP General Secretary Nara Lokesh attributed the Eluru illness to the gross negligence on the a part of the Jagan Reddy regime.
“The people had no health security and were under life threat in the Health Minister’s own constituency. Everybody is afraid whether the people in the rest of the state are in safe hands or not,” he mentioned.
Lokesh demanded the federal government shed its irresponsible behaviour and begin taking good care of public well being. “Best medical care should be provided to all the people taken ill in Eluru. Special care should be given to the affected children,” he mentioned.
Several individuals began frothing and fell unconscious in Eluru on Saturday. The incidents had been reported from localities like Padamara Veedhi, Dakshinapu Veedhi, Kothapet, Vankayagudem and Kobbaripeta.
Most of the sick individuals had been shifted to varied hospitals. Their households had been in a state of shock and confusion with the medical doctors unable to instantly verify the explanations for the illness.
The TDP has been agitating for lengthy in opposition to the “negligence” of the municipal, medical and well being infrastructure within the state. At the time of Covid outbreak additionally, the frontline staff like medical doctors, nurses, sanitation staff weren’t given the required PPE kits and gloves, the TDP chief mentioned.