New Delhi: Asking the Modi government for immediate intervention, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday warned that the oxygen of major private hospitals would run out within the next 12 hours. He said, “If it happens it will be a disaster.”
Sisodia claimed that the Delhi government is asking the Center to increase the quota for the supply of medical oxygen. He said, “We have been writing to the center for a week. If there is not enough supply in the city by morning, the situation will get worse. ”
Senior Aam Aadmi Party leaders, who have been appointed as the nodal ministers to manage the Covid-19 situation in Delhi, shared a list of at least 18 major government and private hospitals, whose oxygen supply is expected in the next 12 hours. Will end in The list includes names like Lok Nayak, Sir Ganga Ram, DDU, Batra, Holy Family, Max Patparganj etc.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal expressed serious concern over acute oxygen shortage at various Covid-19 facilities at the review meeting held on the first day on Tuesday. He said that the Delhi government is working on a war footing to ensure supply of oxygen to Delhi.
Sisodia said that there should be no jungle rule between states on the supply of oxygen, for this the central government will have to be very sensitive and cautious.
Delhi government officials said that it is procuring oxygen cylinders from Rajasthan and Noida, but supplies have been stopped before reaching the national capital.
SOS phones are coming from all hospitals regarding oxygen. People who supply oxygen are being stopped in various states. Sisodia said that there should be no jungle rule between states on the supply of oxygen, for this the central government will have to be very sensitive and cautious.
Meanwhile, Kejriwal said that he has urged the Center to make oxygen available in Delhi immediately.
The Delhi government is in talks with the central government and has requested the Center to ensure smooth and timely supply of oxygen to Delhi.