Stating that his government would fulfill its duty towards conservation of Taj Mahal, Adityanath announced that he would visit Agra on October 26 to review the development projects in and around the Taj Mahal.
The three-level committee formed at the state level includes former MLA and senior party leader Satish Ajmani, who was recently made Organisation in-charge of the party in the state, state vice-president Anusuiya Sharma and former Youth Congress President Nadeem Asharaf Jaisi
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who was till recently the Gorakhpur MP, had earlier raised the issue of Vantangiyas in the Parliament and sought the help of the Centre to declare these revenue villages.
Nineteen children have died in the hospital in the last 24 hours — 13 neonatal (newborn) deaths, and six suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), according to BRD Medical College principal P K Singh.
Tiwari said West Bengal is the only state where an Act is in place to protect the rights of students, and that NSUI officebearers have been asked to make students in colleges across the state aware of the need for the same in UP as well.
With Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath fixing an ambitious target of October 2018 to make the entire state ODF, district-level officers such as those in Pilibhit have been battling time and insufficient funds in their race to build toilets.
"If the cadavers were sent by the Dera Sacha Sauda to the medical college, the legal formalities should have been completed. The reason for sending the bodies must be ascertained," said Health Minister Anil Vij
Soon after the lodging of the FIR, PMHS doctors in Farrukhabad had announced that they would go on a strike, but had withdrawn the decision after the government assured them that a detailed probe will be conducted by a technical team.
“Yeh Yogi sarkar purey pradesh ko rogi banane mein lagi hui hai (This Yogi government is trying to turn the whole state into a patient),” Babbar said, alleging that instead of visiting these families, the CM is busy attending an event of RSS in Mathura.
The deaths came to light late Sunday when Farrukhabad City Magistrate J K Jain wrote to the City Kotwali police station house officer, urging that legal action be initiated against doctors at the hospital.
The deaths came to light after the City Magistrate of Farrukhabad, Jaytendra Kumar Jain, on Sunday night asked the Station House Officer of city Police station in Farrukhabad to take necessary action against the hospital and its doctors, citing that he had found in his preliminary inquiry that the 49 deaths took place because of lack of oxygen supply.
Gorakhpur deaths: Among the allegations the doctor is since fighting are of impersonating in an exam and of rape, of giving a wrong affidavit to the Chief Medical Officer of Gorakhpur, and of running a private clinic.
“Till midnight on August 27, there were 342 patients in the paediatrics department, out of which, 17 died. Till midnight on August 28, there were 344 patients on bed and 25 of them died,” said officiating principal of the hospital, P K Singh.
Last week, based on a probe conducted by the state government, hospital principal Dr Rajeev Mishra, his wife Dr Purnima Shukla, Dr Kafeel Ahmed Khan, Dr Satish Kumar, chief pharmacist Gajanan Jaiswal and clerks Uday Pratap Sharma, Sanjay Kumar Tripathi and Sudhir Kumar Pandey were booked.
Long before the world came to know of it, parents had named this ward of BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur, ‘mratak lok (land of dead)’. The Indian Express meet 10 families seeking hope here in that shadow
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will also be in Gorakhpur on Saturday to launch ‘Swacchata Abhiyan’ initiative at Ramlila Maidan in Andhiyari Bagh. The Congress Vice President will he houses of four families whose children had passed away during the incident.