Delhi can soon become 'Corona capital', AAP govt has gone haywire on pandemic, says HC

The court made the remarks while hearing a bunch of petitions relating to the non-payment of salaries to doctors, paramedical staff, safai karamcharis, teachers, retired engineers and others employed with the BJP-run North Delhi Municipal Corporation

Press Trust of India November 05, 2020 17:13:52 IST
Delhi can soon become 'Corona capital', AAP govt has gone haywire on pandemic, says HC

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday expressed displeasure over the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the National Capital and observed that the city could soon become the " corona capital of the country".

A bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasad said the Delhi government has gone completely haywire on the pandemic.

The bench said the AAP government took the health of citizens for a ride and it will deal with it separately. The high court said the Delhi government made many claims that they are topping charts in testing but the number of cases has overshot.

"The city could soon become Corona capital of the country. Thanks to the number of cases shooting up," the bench said and added, "We are going to take it very seriously."

The remarks were made by the bench while hearing a bunch of petitions relating to non-payment of salaries to doctors, paramedical staff, safai karamcharis, teachers and retired engineers and others, employed with North Delhi Municipal Corporation.

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