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Chidambaram Speaks on Govt’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday hit out at the government’s COVID-19 vaccination programme, terming its promise of vaccinating all adults by December end as an “empty boast”.

He said the states of Odisha and Delhi are facing vaccine shortage and asked the Union health minister to spell out his plans to ensure regular and uninterrupted supply of vaccines to states.

“Vaccine shortage is a fact. Vaccine production is exaggerated. Vaccine import is a mystery. Vaccinating the entire adult population by December 2021 is an empty boast,” he said.

“Will the new Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tell the nation the truth about the vaccination programme,” he asked.

In a series of tweets, he said after Odisha, Delhi has run out of vaccines. (Input: Agencies)

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