The death toll in Gorakhpur's BRD hospital continues to rise as it reaches to 64 children lost their life due to shortage of oxygen supply.

A 11-year-old child died due to encephalitis at Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital on Saturday.  

The families of the children have claimed that the doctors were not treating them well and the hospital was not even providing the medicines which were required for the treatment. 

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has called for an emergency meet later in the day over the alarming turn of events. It has also been reported after the meeting, the ministers are expected to visit the BRD Medical College in CM's home turf. 

Developments:

 BSP Chief Mayawati says we have made 3-member team who will take stock of situation at the hospital & update me on current situation.

Mayawati: Any amount of criticism of BJP Govt for this heart-breaking incident is not enough

Govt not revealing truth. Therefore delegation from SP will go to BRD Medical College to see the situation&inform govt&party: Akhilesh Yadav

:Govt not doing their job. They are busy in hounding SP workers. See what happened in Bareilly & Ballia: Akhilesh Yadav

 Repeatedly communicated about pending payments to concerned authorities but never got response: Meenu Walia, HR Pushpa Gas Agency 

 Deaths not due to oxygen supply cut-off, no one can stop supply like this, we know consequences: Meenu Walia,HR Pushpa Gas agency

Oxygen supplier's Lucknow office raided, owner says they received Rs 52 lakhs on Friday

Both Health Min&Min of Technical&Medical Education must resign. UP CM can't step back from duty. Must apologize to state: GN AzadHeart-wrenching incident. Saddened by children's death. This happened due to  state govt's carelessness: Ghulam Nabi Azad

#10:45 AM: UP: Congress delegation at BRD Medical College in #Gorakhpur; what happened was due to lapse on the government's part says Cong's RPN Singh

 

 

 

 

 

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