Hardeep Singh Puri (Photo credit: Twitter)
New Delhi: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday targeted opposition parties for criticizing the central government’s vaccine policy and created “suspicion” in the minds of the people by accusing the opposition parties of questioning the impact of vaccines from two domestic vaccine companies. Pur condemned the opposition, saying “he played a big role in creating confusion about the vaccine.”
He complained that sometimes it seems that the opposition parties are trying to make India dependent on foreign manufacturers. Read more: Congress complains to Modi government over coronary vaccine, demands one price for vaccine across the country
Without naming any agency, the Union Minister said the government had paid in advance to domestic vaccine manufacturers for additional doses of vaccine for May, June and July. He stressed that about 213 crore doses of the vaccine would be available in the country by the end of December.