Case Against Tripura BJP MLA After Visit To Covid Centre In PPE Suit

The BJP MLA, nevertheless, refused to enter institutional quarantine.


A suo moto case has been filed in opposition to BJP lawmaker and former Well being Minister Sudip Roy Barman on Sunday night for violating COVID-19 norms and “unauthorised” entry contained in the Covid care centre.

The BJP lawmaker landed in hassle after he, carrying a PPE package, visited the centre in his constituency in Agartala after a affected person posted movies on social media depicting lack of correct preparations on the facility.

Mr Barman has additionally been requested to remain in 14-day institutional quarantine by the West Tripura Distrist Justice of the Peace to “guarantee his and the protection of the neighborhood at massive.”

The BJP MLA, nevertheless, refused to enter institutional quarantine, alleging ulterior motive.

He requested why the memorandum issued by the District Justice of the Peace in opposition to him reached media and went viral on social media earlier than even reaching him.

All of it started on Sunday when Mr Barman went to Bhagat Singh Yuba Awas to take inventory of circumstances there as quite a few allegation of negligence had been raised in opposition to the centre.

Just lately, a pregnant lady went dwell on Fb, begging assist from the state authorities, alleging “pathetic circumstances” on the centre.

“The deplorable residing circumstances on the centre had moved me. Regardless of the causes could also be, a strict monitoring is required for the sufferers’ security and luxury,” Mr Barman, walked alongside the sufferers, informed media.

The MLA additionally distributed fruits to the sufferers.

The West Tripura district Justice of the Peace, Sandeep Mahatme N, held Mr Barman responsible for the violation of tips, set by the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare, for an “unauthorised” entry right into a Covid care centre, the place solely “authorised and skilled individuals or these designated to work in these areas” are allowed.

Mr Barman, nevertheless, maintained, “Firstly, I must have been clinically assigned as very gentle/gentle, reasonable, extreme pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic Covid Affected person by a medical officer for going into quarantine. Secondly, I had placed on the PPE Package suggested by skilled docs posted on the Bhagat Singh Covid care centre and had taken all precautionary measures in order that I do not get contaminated and had maintained greater than 1 metre of distance with Covid Sufferers. Thirdly, my going to the CCC (Covid Care Centre) was within the information of the DHS (Directorate of Well being Companies), in addition to the MS (Medical Supervisor) of GB Pant Hospital and thus my entry was not unauthorised. Since, Prior intimation had reached the individuals involved, that’s the reason instantly after my arrival, the principle gate was opened and the docs current there took me to the altering room whereby the PPE Package was given to me.”

Mr Barman,who was sacked from the state cupboard in June final 12 months, had been a vocal critic of the Biplab Deb-led BJP authorities on totally different points.


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