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Mayawati welcomes Covid-19 vaccine nod, urges govt to make it free for poor

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Sunday congratulated the scientists associated with the coronavirus vaccine and urged the Centre to make it available for the poor free of cost

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Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati addresses media during a press conference, in New Delhi.
Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo on Sunday congratulated the scientists associated with the vaccine and urged the Centre to make it available for the poor free of cost

India's drugs regulator on Sunday approved Oxford COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute, and indigenously developed Covaxin of Bharat Biotech for restricted emergency use in the country, paving the way for a massive inoculation drive


In a tweet in Hindi, said, "The 'swadeshi' anti-Covid vaccine is welcome and congratulations to the scientists. A request to the Central government is that along with all the health workers, if the extremely poor people get the vaccine free of cost, then it will be appropriate.

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First Published: Sun, January 03 2021. 13:42 IST
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