New Delhi: The Home Ministry has taken a big decision in view of the worsening situation in the country due to Coronavirus and the huge shortage of oxygen. The Home Ministry has banned the supply of oxygen for industries from today. This order was issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs so that oxygen is supplied smoothly throughout the country. After this decision, the industry will get the oxygen supply from the government.
According to the order, oxygen supply for industrial needs cannot be done from today. Except for 9 categories, there will be no restriction on oxygen supply plants, plants producing oxygen and vehicles carrying oxygen.
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Court reached another hospital
Let us know that hospitals all over the country are facing acute shortage of oxygen. The situation in Delhi is even more terrible. So far, many hospitals have approached the High Court regarding the supply of oxygen. On Thursday, a petition was filed before the bench of Saroj Super Specialty Hospital, Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Rekha Palli, dedicated to Kovid patients. Hearing on this is going on.
Court said- patients have first right on oxygen
Earlier on Wednesday, the Delhi High Court had directed the central government to immediately stop the oxygen supply of industries. The court gave this order while hearing a petition filed for lack of oxygen in Max Hospital. The court said that the first right on oxygen belongs to the patients.
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Court reprimanded the government
The court reprimanded the central government and said that how is it possible that the government becomes so oblivious to the ground reality? We cannot leave people to die. Yesterday we were told that you are trying to buy oxygen, what happened to that? It is a time of emergency. The government should tell the truth.
The court had asked the central government why the supply of oxygen being done in industrial institutions should not be given to hospitals for corona patients. The court has said that the industry can wait for oxygen, but not the patients. The court has further said that human life is in danger.