The Trinamool Congress (TMC) authorities is systematically under-reporting Covid-19 deaths in West Bengal, chief of the Congress get together within the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, alleged on Sunday.
“I’m not making an allegation. I take duty for what I’m saying. The variety of Covid-19 deaths is being under-reported in a deliberate means with energetic assist of the state authorities. I mentioned this earlier additionally,” mentioned Chowdhury who represents the Berhampore Lok Sabha constituency in Bengal’s Murshidabad district.
He additionally alleged that folks of the state are usually not getting correct therapy due to lack of well being infrastructure and well being employees are being despatched to distant areas with out PPE kits.
“I urge the state authorities to not cheat the widespread individuals. The federal government is making tall statements and declaring lockdowns however no matter claims and statements the federal government is making should be crosschecked and verified,” Chowdhury mentioned.
The TMC condemned Chowdhury’s allegation.
TMC Lok Sabha member and spokesperson Saugata Roy mentioned, “He’s making baseless allegations solely to malign the state authorities. The stories being given by the state authorities goes to the Centre and the Indian Council for Medical Analysis (ICMR). There isn’t a means the state authorities can ship flawed figures, be it the variety of instances or deaths.”