Today the Delhi High Court was to have a hearing on lack of oxygen. On which Delhi High Court has said that their orders should be strictly followed. Also directed the Central Government to provide additional protection for tankers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level review meeting on Thursday on lack of oxygen. He said during the meeting that states should get oxygen without interruption. The supply of oxygen should be fast. The state should take strict action against the black marketers and adopt new methods for the supply of oxygen.
Center to prepare a separate corridor: Delhi High court
The High Court said that we instruct all other parties that the orders should be strictly followed. The violation of this order will be taken seriously and this will create the possibility of death of a large number of people and serious criminal action will be taken. It would be considered a crime.
The High Court said that we instruct all other parties to follow their orders. Also, the center should provide additional protection for tankers. The court asked the Center to prepare a separate corridor for the transport of oxygen.
During the hearing, the Delhi High Court asked the Delhi government for a list of hospitals in which there is a shortage of oxygen. The court said that the Delhi government can file a report even after some time. At the same time, the Center accused the Delhi government of sensationalizing the case.
During the hearing in the court, the counsel for the Delhi government said that we received around 80-82 metric tons of oxygen yesterday and today we did not receive even one metric ton.
On behalf of the central government, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that the Delhi government is unnecessarily making this case sensational, there is a need to be sensitive in this matter, not by tweeting or by spreading panic on social media. On this, the Delhi government said that why is oxygen being given from Raulkela, not from Haryana.