BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday accused the Maharashtra authorities of being “indecisive” in coping with the COVID-19 disaster and inflicting the scenario to worsen there, and mentioned Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is “scared” of taking initiatives to cope with the scenario.
Speaking about Mumbai, which is the worst affected Indian metropolis from the novel coronavirus, Mr Fadnavis mentioned there aren’t any beds accessible for COVID-19 sufferers in authorities hospitals within the metropolis, whereas half of the beds in intensive care items (ICUs) of personal hospitals are mendacity vacant because of the authorities’s flip flops on the matter.
Non-public hospitals are charging Rs 30,000 from coronavirus affected sufferers per day for a mattress, and giving these beds to those that have the capability to pay, the previous Maharashtra chief minister mentioned.
He mentioned all that is occurring regardless of the announcement of the state authorities that 80 per cent of beds in personal hospitals belong to it.
“Indecisiveness is the largest drawback of the Maharashtra authorities in coping with COVID-19. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackrey is new and is petrified of taking motion and relies upon lots on the paperwork,” mentioned Mr Fadnavis.
When requested whether or not Maharashtra may stay the commercial powerhouse of the nation after migrant labourers left the state, he mentioned the state authorities did not do a lot for them.
“The state authorities has executed flip-flop on the difficulty. It seems the state authorities wished them to go away the state. Maharashtra’s migrant labourers have contributed to the state’s financial system. Now, we’ve got worry in our thoughts that when will they arrive. However prospects of them coming again are bleak as of now,” he mentioned.