The name Anandaiah and his mystery COVID medicine which was all over the news while the second wave is at its peak needs no introduction. Though the state government resisted the distribution of medicine, with the clearance from the High Court and the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Studies (CCRAS) the government decided to approve the concoction.
After which, Anandaiah with the help of local ruling party leaders distributed the medicine for free for thousands of patients. However, in a recent development, Anandaiah announced that he would charge a certain amount for the medicine which was free previously.
Anandaiah claimed that his unfavorable economic conditions are not allowing him to distribute the medicine for free. He also stated that the government which promised him support backed off and that he would continue the free distribution if the state government offers financial help.