64 Children died in Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in last five days and over 30 died in 48 hours due to lack of oxygen supply .

The Uttar Pradesh health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh addressed media in which he had said that children have not died due lack of oxygen supply, claiming seven children died within 24 hours, there was no shortage of oxygen cylinders.

The Uttar Pradesh government had suspended BRD medical college principal with immediate effect for this negligent behaviour.

 "Chief Minister Yogi Adityanathji had visited the BRD Medical College on 9 August and had held consultations with various officials. But no one had raised the issue of the shortage of oxygen in the hospital... This incident has been very shocking and it should shock us all," Singh said.

 UP Health Minister says,"We had a three-hour long meeting... We have taken necessary steps to probe the matter... This government is a very sensitive government. This government is sensitive to people's problem... This is a very serious and sensitive matter.''

 

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