Residents of Kanthi area in East Midnapore district of West Bengal created a huge uproar as they claimed that state government run hospitals were supplying medicines to them from Bangladesh. Even the hospital superintendent does not know how these drugs got to the hospital.
The ruling TMC leader and Lok Sabha MP Divyendu Adhikari has written a letter to the West Bengal Health Department on the same subject. “It simply came to our notice then. I have written to the government, “he said.
The government has ordered an inquiry into the matter.
They received the drugs from the Government of India through GOI initiative HLL Life Care Limited in June last year. The medicines were donated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the Government of India. The drugs were delivered from CMS to Nandigram HD, East Midnapore, Howrah and N24 PGS and S24 PGS in June, said Ajay Chakraborty, director, health department, Bengal.
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