Thiruvananthapuram : At least 30 child death reported from Attappady after the Left Front government took over. Minister A K Balan cared to remind this in the State Assembly.
the death graph of children goes up as; 5 in 2016, 14 in 2017 and 11 in 2018. Minister explained the death toll was because of the lack of medical aid on time and also the child births happened within houses. Malnutrition or poverty had no role in the mishap said the Minister.
A K Balan’s response to Shamsudheen MLA about the Child death lead to controversies. Shamsudheen asked about the death of children to which A K Balan replied that, the women who lose their new born conceived at the time when UDF was in power so he is not responsible. The ruling MLAs welcomed Balan’s response with claps.
The Minister’s statement was then to minimize the deaths of the deceased children by stating it as only 4 deaths.