Encephalitis Outbreak in Bihar: Hajipur MP Pashupati Paras Visits Harivanshpur After 'Missing' Posters Target Ram Vilas Paswan
Hajipur MP Pashupatinath Paras distributes AES medicines and Rs 5,000 in Harivanshpur Village (Photo Credits: ANI)

Vaishali, June 23: A day after residents of Vaishali district’s Harivandhpur village put up "missing" posters against Ram Vilas Paswan, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) MP from Hajipur, Pashupati Kumar Paras visited the village on Sunday. He distributed medicines and Rs 5000 each among the families who lost their children to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). Paras is the younger brother of Union Minister Paswan. Mangal Pandey More Concerned About India vs Pak ICC CWC 2019 Score than Encephalitis Patients? 

Pashupati Kumar Paras, Hajipur MP distributed medicines and Rs 5,000 in Harivanshpur village:

On June 22, the villagers had put up missing person posters for Union Minister RV Paswan and MLA of the area. The posters were put up as none of them visited the village even after the death of seven children due to AES. The locals had announced a reward of Rs 15,000 for the one, who finds Union Minister Paswan and Rs 5,000 for finding the MLA. The posters read, “Seven children died here. But no MP or MLA has come.” Over 130 children have lost their lives in the state due to AES.

According to reports, 128 children have died to AES in Muzaffarpur district. The most number of casualties occurred in Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH). The Bihar government announced Rs 4 Lakh each to the family member of deceased and free of cost treatment for the affected.