The Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President, Pritam Singh has demanded that the Uttarakhand should increase its testing capacity to control novel Coronavirus (Covid-19). The PCC president presided over a meeting of the senior Congress leaders at the state headquarters of the party on Thursday. Expressing concern over the increasing cases of Covid-19 in the state, Singh said that the disease has spread into the mountainous districts of the state. He accused the state government of adopting a laid-back attitude in dealing with the disease. The PCC president said that due to mismanagement and pathetic conditions of quarantine centres, deaths are occurring and the death of newly married woman at a quarantine centre which was made inside a cow shed, in Thalisain of Pauri district is another example of the satiation prevailing in the quarantine centres. He said that the insensitivity and mismanagement of the administration has got exposed by the incident. The PCC president also held telephonic conversations with the presidents of the district units of the party and took their feedback. He said that the Congress party workers should remain alert on spread of infection and provide necessary help to the needy. The meeting was attended by general secretary organisation, Vijay Saraswat, vice president Surya Kant Dhasmana, Ajay Singh, Lal Chand Sharma, Garima Dasauni and others.
Friday, 05 June 2020 | PNS | Dehradun