New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday held a hearing on the supply of oxygen to Delhi and reprimanded the central government. The Supreme Court said that you do not force us to take tough decisions. Explain that the Delhi government had said in the court that despite the order, 700 metric tons of oxygen is not being supplied every day.
Supply 700 MT of oxygen to Delhi: SC
The Supreme Court ordered the central government that every day Delhi would have to ensure a supply of 700 metric tons of oxygen. While hearing the case, Justice DY Chandrachud said that the Central Government will have to continue this supply till the order is reviewed or there is no change.
Supreme court warns officers
A bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud noted the Delhi government’s plea on the shortage in the supply of medical oxygen in the national capital and cautioned that if 700 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) was not supplied daily, it would go to the concerned authorities. Will pass the order against Earlier, the Supreme Court had stayed contempt proceedings against the officials of the Central Government by the Delhi High Court on this issue.
SC refuses to interfere with Karnataka HC order
The Supreme Court refused to intervene on the order of the Karnataka High Court directing the state to increase the daily medical oxygen allocation from 965 MT to 1200 MT. The Supreme Court said that the Karnataka High Court’s order to supply 1200 metric tons of oxygen to the state has been given after thorough examination and under judicious use of power.
SC refuses to accept Center’s plea
A bench of Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice MR Shah said that the High Court order of May 5 has been given in a test-checked and judicious exercise of power. The Supreme Court refused to accept the Centre’s plea that if every High Court started passing orders for allocation of oxygen, it would create problems for the country’s supply network.