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Kota Children’s Deaths: Pilot Criticises Own Government

Jaipur: Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Saturday took an obvious dig at his personal authorities on the ‘number game politics’ over the dying of youngsters in Kota’s JK Lon hospital, and mentioned accountability ought to be mounted for the deaths of harmless youngsters.

“Either administration, medicos, or government… someone needs to be held accountable for these deaths,” he mentioned expressing anger in opposition to the Ashok Gehlot-led authorities wherein he’s the quantity two.

“13 months after forming our authorities within the state, focusing on the earlier authorities on irregularities being reported within the hospital shall not remedy the problem.

“Had they been doing issues proper, they (BJP) may not have been rejected by the folks. Individuals have chosen us and due to this fact we must be compassionate and delicate on this subject,” Pilot mentioned.

The deputy chief minister added that stepping into the ‘number game politics’ won’t be accepted by those that misplaced their youngsters.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had earlier mentioned that the mortality price of infants in 2019 has been the bottom within the final six years.

Pilot mentioned that he has not come to politicise the problem and there’s “no one with him to raise slogans here”.

“I am talking of fixing accountability and responsibility. I met the bereaved families here who shared their pain and grief on losing their children as young as 2-4 months old. They told me ‘we have lost our kid, but we don’t want a repeat of this in future’,” the deputy chief minster mentioned.

(IANS)

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