December 3, 2020

Police in Tripura lodge FIR in opposition to BJP MLA Sudip Roy Barman for violating Covid protocol



Guwahati: Police in Tripura have lodged an FIR in opposition to former minister and BJP MLA Sudip Roy Barman for allegedly violating COVID-19 protocol.

Following his go to to a COVID care Centre on Sunday, the deputy commissioner of West Tripura district has requested Barman to go for a 14 day quarantine.

The MLA nonetheless refused to go to the quarantine centre state until he was assigned as a really gentle/gentle, average, extreme symptomatic asymptomatic Covid affected person by a medical officer.

Barman in a letter to the deputy commissioner of West Tripura district, Sandeep Mahatme acknowledged, “It’s been virtually midnight of two August 2020 and I’ve not but been served with the copy of memorandum addressed to me, although it has reached the media homes and has been viral on the social media. The intention of the memorandum has thus been made clear even to a layman .Nonetheless having observed within the social media. I want to reply that the memorandum being signed by you will not be in accordance with the rules of the Ministry of Well being and Family Welfare dated 2 July 2020”.

He added, “Firstly, I must have been clinically assigned as a really gentle/ gentle, average, extreme presymptomatic /asymptomatic Covid affected person by a medical officer. Secondly, I had placed on the PPE Package by educated medical doctors 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 a couple of metre of distance with Covid Sufferers. Thirdly, my going to the CCC(Covid Care Centre) was within the information of the Directorate of well being companies (DHS), in addition to the Medical Superintendent (MS) of GB Pant Hospital and thus my entry was not unauthorised”.

He mentioned, “Prior intimation had reached the individuals involved of Bhagat Singh Covid care Centre, that’s the reason instantly after my arrival, the principle gate was opened and the medical doctors current there took me to the altering room whereby the PPE Package was being accessible to me”

Barman mentioned, “You will have requested me to stay in institutional quarantine on the RSTI Quarantine Centre AD Nagar, although I’ve not been examined or having any signs and never being suggested by a medical officer. It seen some vested individuals are attempting to place me deliberately within the RSTI Quarantine Centre in order that I can simply are available in contact with others who’ve been examined optimistic, which might be hazardous to my well being. I’d, thereby, state that so long as I’m clinically assigned as a really gentle/gentle, average, extreme symptomatic asymptomatic Covid affected person by a medical officer, I’d not be accessible to go for any kind of quarantine.”

Lately allegations of violation of the covid-19 protocol have been labelled in opposition to Barman for internet hosting dinner at his official residence. It’s alleged that round 80 individuals attended the dinner hosted by Sudip Ray Barman within the MLA hostel on Sunday.

Barman who was former well being minister nonetheless denied the allegation. He mentioned that the allegations have been baseless. Barman was faraway from the council of ministry in Might final 12 months.