Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal has launched a ‘papad’ brand amid crisis claiming that it contains some ingredients that help develop antibodies against Covid-19.
While launching ‘Bhabhi ji papad’, the Union Minister said: “It will be very helpful in fighting Coronavirus.” He further said it has been manufactured under the Aatm Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.
The video of the Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Meghwal is doing rounds on social media in which he can be seen launching ‘papad’ brand and talking about its health benefits.
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The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc across the world by killing more than six lakh people and infecting over 15 million globally. Coronavirus cases in India surpassed 12 lakh-mark on Thursday.
There was a spike of 45,720 cases and 1,129 deaths yesterday, taking the overall contractions in India to 12,38,635.
Maharashtra continues to record the highest number of cases with 3,37,607 cases, followed by Tamil Nadu at 1,86,492, Delhi at 1,26,323, Karnataka at 75,833, Andhra Pradesh at 64,713, Uttar Pradesh at 55,588 and Gujarat at 51,399.
The Indian Council of Medical Research on 23 July said that the premier medical research institute of the country has so far tested a total of 1,50,75,369 samples till July 22, of which 3,50,823 samples were tested on 22 July alone.