In the petition about which the court has issued notices to the Center and the Delhi government, it has asked for appropriate guidelines for the treatment of people with disabilities on a priority basis.
Delhi High Court (file photo)
The Delhi High Court has started hearing petitions related to various issues, including lack of oxygen, in the national capital Delhi, amid growing cases of corona infection. The High Court has issued a notice to the Center and the Delhi government regarding a PIL.
A PIL was filed in the High Court on Wednesday, requesting the Central and Delhi governments to give priority to the differently abled people in the Corona vaccination and to make special provisions for them. In the petition on which the court has issued notices to the Center and the Delhi government, it has asked for appropriate guidelines to give priority to the imposition of vaccines to people with disabilities. Not only this, this petition has also demanded that special provisions should be made for corona vaccination of people with disabilities.
Notice issued to the Ministry of Health and the Government of Delhi
A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh issued notice to the Ministry of Health and the Government of Delhi on a petition filed by two differently abled people. In the petition filed through advocates Siddharth Seem and Joyce, they have argued that the provision of priority for disabled people in the Kovid-19 vaccination is a violation of the spirit of the constitution to give preference to such people.
Delhi High Court issues notice to Centre and Delhi Govt on a PIL seeking directions to treat persons with disabilities on a priority basis and to make special provisions for them for administering the vaccine for
– ANI (@ANI) May 5, 2021
The Delhi HC has issued a notice to the Center and the Delhi government regarding another petition. This petition states that the possibilities of importing this testing kit from countries in which home-self-testing kits are being used should be explored. Guidelines have also been sought in the petition to regulate the sale and quality of N95 masks.
Delhi HC issues notice to Centre and Delhi Govt on a plea seeking direction to explore the possibility of import of at-home self-testing kits from countries where such kits are already in use. The plea also seeks direction to regulate the sale and quality of N95 masks.
– ANI (@ANI) May 5, 2021
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