The AAP on Sunday owned up to putting up posters in lots of components of the town criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the scarcity of Covid-19 vaccine and stated that a number of workers had been arrested and a whole lot had been being “harassed” by Delhi Police.
Senior AAP chief Durgesh Pathak stated the police motion won’t deter the occasion and it’ll put up related posters throughout the town and the nation on a marketing campaign mode.
“The AAP is behind these posters. I am behind the posters. Arrest me and our MLAs but do not harass poor people who paste posters for a meagre payment,” Pathak stated in a press convention.
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Meanwhile, in a tweet AAP supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated it was not a time to level fingers at one another and appealed to AAP volunteers to serve individuals devastated by Covid-19.
“Corona has wreaked havoc. People are very distressed. This is not the time to point fingers at one another but to support others. It’s my appeal to every AAP volunteers to help people in their neighbourhood by all means. It’s dharma and true patriotism at this time,” Kejriwal tweeted in Hindi.
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The Delhi Police has registered 25 FIRs and arrested as many individuals for allegedly pasting the posters, studying “Modiji humare bachhon ki vaccine videsh kyun bhej diya (PM why did you send vaccines meant for our children to foreign countries)”, in a number of components of the town amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown.
The FIRs had been registered below sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code and different related sections, together with part 3 of the Prevention of Defacement of Property Act, throughout varied districts of the Delhi Police, officers had stated.
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Pathak stated the individuals in the entire nation had been asking the identical query why the prime minister and the BJP authorities exported crores of vaccine doses to 94 international locations, together with Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq, which may have helped save 1000’s of lives in India.
“People are dying across the country due to Covid and there is no space in crematoriums and corpses are being seen floating in the rivers. These lives could have been saved if vaccines were not exported,” he claimed.
There is a extreme vaccine scarcity within the nation and other people spend hours searching for vaccine slots on their computer systems. The youth and the aged are working from pillar to publish for vaccines however it’s not accessible, he claimed additional.
“Delhi Police under the central government is registering FIRs and arresting people when they are questioning why vaccines meant for them and their children were given to other countries by the Prime Minister and the BJP government,” he stated.
Several AAP workers from Mongolpuri, Ghonda, Karawal Nagar, Rithala and other parts of the city have been arrested. Also, practically 500 volunteers are being “harassed” by making them sit for hours at varied police stations on this connection, he charged.
Delhi is facing a vaccine shortage, with Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and different AAP leaders blaming the BJP-ruled Centre for exporting the doses overseas for “image management”.
“Who sold vaccines meant for our children to other countries for event management?” Sisodia tweeted on Sunday.
Earlier on the day, Delhi Chief Minister stated that his authorities has written to the central authorities and two producers however there was no indication of vaccine provide as but.