Over 60 children die in August 2017 in hospital of which state?


Question: Over 60 children die in August 2017 in hospital of which state?
A. Bihar
B. Gujarat
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Maharashtra

Answer: C. Uttar Pradesh

Explanation: Sixty children died between August 7 and 11 in BRD Hospital, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. While 30 died in two days (August 10 and 11), allegedly due to lack of oxygen following non-supply of cylinders by the contractor for non-payment of dues, 12 died due to AES (acute encephalitis syndrome) and the remaining due to other causes, the hospital said. State Medical Education Minister Ashutosh Tandon has said that the BRD Hospital principal has been suspended for negligence. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on 12th August dispatched two Cabinet Ministers to the hospital.