Appealing to the people, Union Minister Smriti Irani said, ‘Please do not share pictures and contact details of children on social media in times of crisis.
Union Minister Smriti Irani. (File photo)
Coronavirus has wreaked havoc in the country. The infection is spreading continuously. Due to this deadly virus, many people have lost their families. The shadow of the father arose from the heads of many innocent people, or the virus swallowed them both. Meanwhile, Union Minister Smriti Irani has started an initiative. He has given information about this by tweeting many.
Union Minister Smriti Irani tweeted, ‘If you come to know of a child who has lost both his parents in Corona and there is no one to take care of him, then the police of his district or Inform Child Welfare Committee or contact Childline 1098. This is your legal responsibility.
He said, ‘We all have to ensure adoption legally, otherwise children can be trafficked in the name of adoption. Save them Inform the police, child welfare committee or childline 1098 if you come across any such child.
‘Do not share pictures of children on social media’
Smriti Irani further appealed to the people, ‘Please do not share pictures and contact details of children on social media in times of crisis. Their identity is to be protected according to the law. Instead, inform the police, Child Welfare Committee or Childline 1098.
If you come to know of any child who has lost both parents to COVID and has no one to take care of her/him, inform Police or Child Welfare Committee of your district or contact Childline 1098. It is your legal responsibility.
– Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) May 4, 2021
Corona figures in the country
There have been 3,57,229 cases of corona in the country during the last 24 hours. With this, the total cases of infection have crossed the 2 crore mark, while the number of dead has reached 2,22,408 due to the loss of 3,449 more people. The number of cases of Kovid-19 in the country has increased to 2,02,82,833. The number of under-treated patients has increased to 34,47,133 which is 17 percent of the total cases of infection. The rate of people recovering from Kovid-19 is 81.91 percent. The number of patients recovering from this disease has reached 1,66,13,292 while the death rate is 1.10 percent.
Kovid-19 cases in India crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7. After this, cases of infection had crossed 30 lakh on 23 August, 40 lakh on 5 September and 50 lakh on 16 September. Global epidemic cases crossed 60 lakh on 28 September, 70 lakh on 11 October, 80 lakh on 29 October, 90 lakh on 20 November and one crore on 19 December. The epidemic cases in India went beyond 1.50 crores on 19 April.
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