Lawmaker Ram Narayan Bidari (File Photo)
KATHMANDU: Lawmaker at the National Assembly Ram Narayan Bidari has lambasted the Ministry of Health and Polulation for going against the essence of rule of law.
Commenting of the controversial remarks made by the officials at the Ministry of Health and Population, lawmaker Bidari said that the information disseminated by the Ministry lacked uniformity and created confusion and embarrassment in the minds of the people.
Bidari expressed dissatisfaction at the way the spokesperson disseminated the information.
“It has announced that the patients should pay for the treatment on their own one day and next day he says there is no charge for tests and treatment of COVID. It is like in dictatorial rule,” he said pointing out the controversial and confusing news disseminated by the spokesperson.
Likewise, expressed his displease at the way the government tried to ward off its responsibility of taking care of the people’s health.
“One day it says ‘come to the hospital only one day after being seriously ill’ and the next day ‘as soon as the symptoms appear’. On what basis did the spokesperson speak?,” Bidari asked adding, “the government should not refrain from its duty towards the public and should try to ensure the rule of law not its mockery.”