Prabhakar Mishra, New Delhi: The shortage of oxygen will be heard again in Delhi today in the Delhi High Court. During the hearing, the central government will respond to the notice of the High Court. Earlier, during the hearing on Tuesday, the Delhi High Court had asked the central government why contempt case should not be pursued in this case.
Let us tell you that the Delhi High Court is hearing on different issues like increasing cases of corona in the capital, lack of hospital beds, lack of oxygen and lack of medicines. Today is the 15th consecutive day of hearing in the Delhi High Court on this issue. During the hearing to be held today, the central government will give its reply on the show cause notice issued by the High Court on Tuesday.
During the hearing on lack of oxygen on Tuesday, the Delhi High Court had reprimanded the central government and said that ‘you can be blind seeing the situation in the country. not us. We cannot see people dying. ‘ The Delhi High Court said – ‘The Center has blindfolded, we cannot do this.’ In the High Court, Amicus Curiae has informed that many people in Delhi are dying due to lack of oxygen. In the High Court, Emacus Curie suggested that oxygen can be stored at some place, reducing the crisis of scarcity.
The bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Rekha Palli expressed shock at the lack of adequate oxygen treatment for patients suffering from Corona epidemic in Delhi and asked the central government, ‘Do you live in a different world than reality? ? At the same time, the court said that ‘You may hide your mouth in the sand like an ostrich, but we will not do it’.
However, during the hearing, the Central Government also rejected the High Court’s plea that in view of the existing medical infrastructure in Delhi, it does not have the right to receive 700 metric tonnes of oxygen. The court expressed displeasure over the Centre’s plea that ‘We are witnessing this hopeless situation every day, where patients are unable to get oxygen or ICU beds in the hospital. Hospitals are reducing the number of beds due to lack of oxygen.