Imphal, Oct 28:
Six students’ bodies of the state AIMS, AMSU, DESAM, MSF, KSA and SUK continue relay hunger strike denouncing government failure to implement effective COVID-19 Counter measures Policy in the state. The six students’ body began the relay hunger strike since October 21 demanding to implement the 12 points demand that they had submitted to the government.
Speaking to reporters a student leader Thongam Bijoykumar said that the attitude of the present government in tackling the COVID -19 pandemic is not satisfactory.
“This government is taking more interest in election campaign”, he said and added that He said the attitude of the present government showed that they are not serious about the COVID-19 Pandemic in the state. If the government is committed to fight the COVID -19 pandemic with a commitment then it will not be difficult or the government to contain the Covid pandemic.
He said that due to the negligence of the government people are facing extreme difficulties in their survivals. At present there are no places for the COVID positive patient to stay and the people are facing problem in testing.
The problem being face by the people due to the pandemic is due to lack of proper manpower. So, the government should immediately fill all the vacant manpower to make sure that people no face inconveniences. The six students’ bodies also demanded to frame a proper policy programme and implement it with extreme seriousness to contain the COVID -19 pandemic.