Statement of Hon'ble Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi
Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi has expressed deep shock at the tragic death of 30 ailing children in BRD Hospital, Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) due to alleged shortage of oxygen.
Pained beyond words by this humongous tragedy, Smt Gandhi said that her heart goes out to the families of the innocent children who fell prey to gross negligence and incorrigible misconduct on the part of the authorities. Smt. Gandhi urged the Uttar Pradesh Govt to take immediate cognisance of the crime & culprits and said that the persons responsible for this neglect must be brought to book.
Smt. Gandhi called upon the Pradesh Congress and Congress workers to provide relief to the families of the victims.