HC seeks Centre’s response to AAP govt’s request for Army’s help for Covid facilities

Last Updated: Monday, 3 May 2021 (19:35 IST)
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Monday asked the Centre to apprise it of action taken on AAP leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's request to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh seeking armed forced help to set up Covid hospitals and supply of oxygen.


A bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli, “We direct the Centre to report instructions on the communication by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister to the Defence Minister.”
 
The court had earlier asked the Delhi government to examine the issue for taking services of armed forces in the given situation as they can set up field hospitals which will help a large number of COVID-19 patients in the national capital and take appropriate steps. (UNI)
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