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Oxygen Crisis: Centre targets Delhi Govt in High Court says 'Give charge to LG'

Tushar Mehta said that the Delhi government is unnecessarily creating a dispute. The Delhi govt did not make any effort to transport oxygen.

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Published on 3 May 2021 11:11 AM GMT

Oxygen Crisis: Centre targets Delhi Govt in High Court says Give charge to LG
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New Delhi: The situation in Delhi is very bad in view of Corona. At the same time, hospitals in Delhi are also struggling with lack of oxygen at this time. On the other hand, the hearing has been going on in the Delhi High Court for the last few days on many problems, including the supply of oxygen.

Delhi Govt unable to handle covid situation:

On Sunday, on behalf of the Central Government, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the Delhi High Court that if the Delhi Government is unable to handle its responsibility, then they should tell the Center. We will tell the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, he will take over the responsibility of Delhi.

At the same time, when the High Court said, whose responsibility is to provide oxygen in the constitutional provisions, on this Tushar Mehta said that we are not questioning the leadership of the Delhi government, it is a failure of the entire system. Also said that oxygen is being given to all the states and all those states are also taking it.

Kejriwal Govt not doing efforts to manage oxygen: Tushar Mehta

Apart from this, Tushar Mehta said that the Delhi government is unnecessarily creating a dispute. The Delhi government did not make any effort to transport oxygen and its proper use. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Rekha Palli that the Delhi government had completely failed to manage the rest except for a few tankers to carry the oxygen allocated to it.

Expressing displeasure over the deaths of eight patients, including a doctor, due to lack of oxygen at the Batra Hospital in Delhi, the High Court on Saturday directed the Center to ensure that the national capital gets 490 metric tonnes of oxygen allocated per day. The court said that enough is enough and the water has gone above the head.

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