Gorakhpur tragedy: Yogi Adityanath, Union Health Minister JP Nadda to take stock today

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New Delhi: Union Health Minister JP Nadda and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will reach Gorakhpur today.

They will enquire about the tragedy where more than 70 children in Baba Raghav Das Medical College’s hospital died due to alleged oxygen shortage.

Another child succumbed to encephalitis on Sunday, taking the death toll over 70. 11 children died on Saturady.

Gorakhpur is Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath’s Lok Sabha constituency.

Earlier, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that a magisterial inquiry has been ordered and a committee has been formed to look into the Gorakhpur tragedy.