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Keep supplying 700 MT oxygen to Delhi: SC to Centre

Source: PTI   -  Edited By: Hemant Waje
May 07, 2021 12:34 IST
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IMAGE: A family member of a COVID-19 patient outside an oxygen-filling centre to refill their empty cylinders as demand for the gas rises due to spike in coronavirus cases in New Delhi. Photograph: Kamal Singh/PTI Photo

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to keep supplying 700 MT of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to Delhi for treating COVID-19 patients on a daily basis till further orders.

 

A bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud took note of the submission of the Delhi government on deficient supply of LMO to the national capital and warned that it will pass orders against officials concerned if 700 MT of LMO is not supplied daily.

Earlier, the top court had stayed the contempt proceedings against the Central government officials initiated by the Delhi high court over the issue.

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