The Thane Municipal Corporation on Sunday ordered an inquiry after the BJP alleged that actor Meera Chopra was vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19 out of flip at a civic well being centre, operated by a personal agency.
The BJP had, on Saturday, claimed the actor was given a photograph ID card figuring out her as a supervisor by the non-public agency, which enabled her to get vaccinated at TMC’s Parking Plaza centre below the “frontline worker” precedence class.
“TMC commissioner Vipin Sharma has ordered an inquiry under the deputy municipal commissioner (health) to find out if this woman actor got vaccinated out of turn. The report has to be submitted in three days,” TMC spokesperson and DMC Sandeep Malavi advised reporters.
“There are news reports that Meera Chopra was vaccinated at a centre in Thane. The inquiry will look into all aspects of the matter and recommend action if there is any wrongdoing,” Malavi added.
Meera Chopra denied procuring Covid-19 vaccine by fraudulent means. In a press release, she stated that no fraudulent means have been utilized by her to get vaccinated. “We all want to get vaccinated and we all are trying our best to do that. Similarly, I also tried trying asking help from people I know and after 1 month of trying I was able to get myself registered in one of the centres,” she stated.
“I was just asked to send in my aadhaar card. The ID that has been floating on social media is not mine. I was asked for my aadhaar card for registration and that’s the only ID I gave. No ID is valid until it has your signature. I myself, saw that so called ID card for the first time, when it came on Twitter. I totally condemn such practices and if any such ID has been made I would want to know how and why.”