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The high court expresses displeasure over black marketing of oxygen

New Delhi| The hearing on the subject of oxygen supply and treatment of corona patients was also held in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday. The hearing was also held on Tuesday in the Delhi High Court regarding the supply of oxygen. During this time, the High Court expressed displeasure over the black marketing of oxygen. The High Court said that people are forced to buy oxygen cylinders in black for lakhs of rupees, whereas they cost only a few hundred rupees. The court has asked for the detention of black marketers of oxygen.

During the hearing, the High Court said that if the Delhi government is unable to manage the oxygen cylinder, please tell us. We will ask the central government to take it over. The High Court said that the government’s work is seen only on paper.

The court has issued contempt notices to the five oxygen suppliers who were not present in the court during the hearing on Tuesday. On the other hand, Delhi Chief Secretary Vijay Dev informed the court that he has requested all the suppliers to give details of the tankers supplying oxygen in Delhi. After this, the quota of oxygen will be allocated for three days.

The Chief Secretary said that the quota has not yet been issued, it will be issued through an order. Its information will be kept before the court. If there is a complaint to the hospitals, the provision will be made to resolve it.

Senior advocate Rahul Mehra, appearing for the Delhi government, told the court that he would speak with the authorities and that oxygen supply would be ensured at the Venkateswara Hospital in Delhi.

The court has suggested the Delhi government to get information from all hospitals and pharmacies on the supply of Remedisvir and other medicines. The court has suggested the appointment of accounting officers to the Delhi government. The court order came after it was told by the Delhi Heart and Lung Institute that they too were facing a lack of oxygen and the nodal officers concerned were helpless.

The High Court has expressed its displeasure over the black marketing of oxygen in Delhi. The High Court has asked the black marketers to be detained. The court told the Delhi government that you have the powers to take action.

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