Chandigarh, June 6
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders, protesting from the federal government for allegedly marketing Covid vaccination to non-public hospitals, on Sunday gheraoed the residence of Punjab Wellness Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu in Mohali and burnt an effigy.
They said the government had procured the vaccination on the federal government quota and offered these to private hospitals at higher rates. The protest was led by Deputy Chief of the Opposition Saravjit Kaur Manuke, MLAs Jai Kishan Singh Rodi, Amarjit Singh Sandoa, Youth Wing co-president Anmol Gagan Mann and senior chief Manwinder Singh Giasarpura.
The leaders demanded that Sidhu must instantly be sacked from the Cabinet and a criminal case ought to be registered towards him. In the meantime, the Punjab Law enforcement detained the Aam Aadmi Social gathering leaders and personnel. The leaders, addressing the protesters in front of Balbir Sidhu’s home, said the minister had proved to be a total failure in guarding and guaranteeing the far better wellbeing services for the people today during the ongoing pandemic. “Now, the Well being Minister is dishonest the people by marketing the vaccination to non-public hospitals,” they explained.
The AAP leaders said the Congress had occur to electrical power by promising to stop the mafia rule and also promised to acquire motion versus the Badals, who experienced fully commited various frauds through their tenure. But the Congress and its ministers much too ended up assisting the mafia to prosper in Punjab. — TNS