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"All Indians Have Right To Free COVID Vaccine",Says Arvind Kejriwal Row Over BJP's Manifesto
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"All Indians Have Right To Free COVID Vaccine", Says Arvind Kejriwal Row Over BJP's Manifesto
New Delhi: On Saturday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the coronavirus vaccine when one is finally ready should be available to all Indians for free, amid continuing controversy over the ruling BJP listing free coronavirus vaccines in its manifesto for next week's Bihar election.
"The whole country should get the free vaccine, the whole country has the right..." said Mr. Kejriwal while inaugurating a new flyover in Delhi's Shastri Park and Seelampur neighborhoods.
This is the second time the AAP leader and national capital Chief Minister has spoken out on the subject.Mr. Kejriwal today said that while inaugurating a new flyover in Delhi's Shastri Park and Seelampur neighborhoods.
The AAP chief this is the second time has spoken out on the subject.Mr. Kejriwal's party earlier took a swipe at the BJP, asking if Indians who did not vote for them would also get free vaccines.
National Capital has recorded more than 3.48 lakh coronavirus cases so far, of which around 6,000 are deaths linked to the virus.
Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that the "first promise mentioned in our poll manifesto" was that every person in Bihar would get free coronavirus vaccines.
The Bihar Polls promise was met with shock and indignation by the opposition leaders and others leaving the BJP fending off allegations that it was using the promise of the vaccine.