Police and administration officials reached the spot as soon as people got information about the jump in Saryu. After explaining to the people, people went out of the river.
Surprising news has come from Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki district. Here some people of Sisoda village settled on the banks of Saryu river jumped into the river for fear of vaccination. Many people left the village and fled. The incident occurred on Saturday, when the team of the Health Department arrived here for vaccination. The administration and police officers explained to the people. Then the people jumping in the river came out. After 18 hours of hard work, a total of 18 people of the village got vaccinated.
People said – If they get the vaccine, they will die
. Asha Bahu Sarita of the village says that after seeing the health department team, many people ran away from the village and reached the banks of the Saryu River. When the Health Department team reached the Saryu shore, many people jumped into the river itself. On exit, people said that if they get the vaccine, they will die. Therefore, they should not be vaccinated.
Police and administration officials trying to convince people in the village.
Sisoda village is 70 km from
Barabanki, this village is 70 km from Barabanki district headquarters. There is a severe lack of education in this village with a population of 1500 people. Most people are uneducated. This is the reason that there was chaos among the people on Saturday when the Health Department team reached for vaccination. The health department employees he talked to started running away.
People came out after reaching SDM
Officers of the district and police administration are now explaining the people door-to-door.
Seeing the villagers leap into the river, the staff of the health department got nervous. They started persuading the villagers to come out of the river, but no one came out. The information was given to SDM Ramnagar Rajiv Shukla and Nodal Officer Rahul Tripathi.
Both officers reached the spot and explained to the people with a mike, then the people went out. SDM says that there is a lack of literacy in the village. That is why people do not want to get vaccinated. Nevertheless, by explaining to the people, we have vaccinated 18 people. Efforts are on to convince the rest.