Include Covid in Arogyasri Scheme: CPI to TS govt

The party workers led by party State secretariat member Bagam Hemantha Rao staged a dharna in front of the collectorate in Khammam on Friday

By Author  |  Published: 10th Jul 2020  8:01 pm
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CPI activists staging a protest at the collectorate in Khammam on Friday.

Khammam: Activists of CPI-Khammam unit demanded the State government that treatment of persons infected with novel coronavirus disease be included in the Aarogyasri scheme.

The party workers led by party State secretariat member Bagam Hemantha Rao staged a dharna in front of the collectorate in Khammam on Friday. Speaking to pressmen on the occasion, he alleged that the private hospitals were looting people in the name of treatment for Covid.

He said that in Andhra Pradesh, Covid treatment was included in Arogyasri Scheme and the same should be replicated in Telangana also. He also wanted the government to declare a health emergency and to provide at least three months financial aid to Covid-19 patients and eligible persons.

The party leaders Potu Prasad, Mohammed Moulana, Jammula Jitender Reddy, Singu Narasimha Rao and Sk. Janimiya and others participated in the protest.


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