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“How Many Wickets?”: Bihar Minister At Meeting On Child Deaths

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan held a press meet with Minister Of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey in Muzaffarpur on Sunday.…

A video posted by news agency ANI showed the state minister enquiring about the latest score in the World Cup cricket match between India and Pakistan, which was taking place in Manchester at the time. “How many wickets have fallen till now?” he was heard asking, to which he received the answer: “Four wickets.”

Opposition parties, including the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Congress, Hindustan Awam Morcha (HAM) and the Left, have demanded Mangal Pandey’s resignation for displaying “insensitivity” at a time when the state was facing a major threat.…