‘I will not step into this garbage,’ says Arvind Kejriwal after Haryana minister blames Delhi for high COVID-19 infection rate
Earlier, Health Minister Anil Vij had said that Haryana was ‘adversely affected’ due to its vicinity to Delhi
Ambala, Haryana: A word of words broke out between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij after the latter blamed the high COVID-19 infection rate in three districts of the State adjoining Delhi on the "uncontrolled" rise in cases in the national capital.
Replying to his claims, Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain termed it as "political talk" and said "over 1,000 COVID-19 cases are being reported from outside Delhi every day."
Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal told media persons, "Blaming won't end the virus. I will not step into this garbage."
Vij said Haryana was "adversely affected" due to its vicinity to Delhi, and claimed that "more than half" of the around 9,000 new COVID-19 cases in Haryana were from Gurugram, Faridabad and Sonipat districts put together.
"Haryana reports around 9,000 COVID-19 cases every day, of which over 50 percent cases are from Gurugram, Faridabad and Sonipat. Delhi's infection rate is having an impact in the state. However, as per requirements, we are tackling the situation by making all necessary arrangements of healthcare services in the state," he said on 16 January, 2022.
Vij also said that whether patients come from Delhi or anywhere else, they will be given complete treatment in the state.
Satyendar Jain said policy consultations, organised regularly by the city government, have led to gathering valuable feedback from stakeholders to formulate an effective and robust solar policy for the national capital
Consumers can either opt-in or out of the subsidy online on the official website or app of the power discoms or inform the power department by filling up forms and submitting them at the local office of the discoms
At present, consumers in the national capital get 'zero' power bill up to 200 units of electricity and a subsidy of Rs 800 on consuming 201 to 400 units of power per month