- Pooja Bedi has been tweeting in opposition to ‘discrimination in opposition to unvaccinated folks’ and her dad Kabir Bedi has now burdened upon the significance of together with everybody within the mass vaccination drive.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2021 04:44 PM IST
Kabir Bedi has stated that it is rather vital for governments to make sure that everyone seems to be vaccinated in opposition to coronavirus, together with disabled folks. Incidentally, the assertion comes simply a week after his daughter, actor Pooja Bedi had labeled the mass vaccination drive within the nation as “sinister and illogical”.
Insisting that vaccination is the one technique to keep secure from the coronavirus pandemic, Kabir Bedi advised a main day by day, “There are 26 million disabled people in India, and unless they are also vaccinated, it would be a tragedy. But there are so many who have difficulty in getting to the vaccination centres. So, our appeal to people is to look around themselves at people who aren’t capable of going to get vaccinated themselves and to take them there.” The actor is a brand ambassador for Sightsavers – an NGO that works for visually impaired people.
He added, “It is almost like the struggle for India’s independence. But in this collective compassion that we have, we shouldn’t leave behind the disabled.”
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Last Thursday, Pooja Bedi had tweeted, “If 99% survive covid with or without the vaccine.. the govt needs to focus on isolating, vaccinating & masking THOSE who have COMBORBITIES & are in the risk bracket. NOT VACCINATE the whole world! & certainly not discriminate against unvaccinated! It’s illogical & Sinister!”
Earlier this week, she additionally put up a Twitter ballot asking folks if authorities ought to present compensation if folks die resulting from side-effects of the coronavirus vaccine. Responding to a person who stated she needs to be held liable for folks getting sick as a result of they didn’t get vaccinated, Pooja wrote, “Am i asking people to not vaccinate? If u want to.. please go for it!! I’m questioning the discrimination!!! Because If a vaccinated person can get covid and transmit covid why do they get vaccine passports & “privileges”.”