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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Arvind Kejriwal speaks to the Haryana government over oxygen supply in Delhi.
  • CM of Haryana assured full support to Delhi facilitating the transport of oxygen trucks.
  • The Centre has ensured the uninterrupted production and supply of medical oxygen and its transport along inter-state borders.
  • Manish Sisodia has earlier alleged Haryana and Uttar Pradesh of restricting oxygen supply to leave for Delhi

On Thursday, CM Arvind Kejriwal speaks to the CM of Haryana Shri Manohar Lal Khattar over the supply of oxygen in Delhi. Both of them discussed the oxygen supply to treat critical Covid-19 patients as Delhi is facing an acute shortage of it.

ML Khattar assured full support to facilitate transporting of oxygen trucks from Haryana to Delhi. Kejriwal mentions in his tweet, “I spoke to Hon’ble CM of Haryana Sh Manohar Lal Khattar Ji. Sought his support in facilitating the transport of oxygen trucks from Haryana to Delhi. He has assured full support”.

Haryana CM said that in Panipat, one of the plants producing oxygen has a capacity of 260 metric tonnes (MT) out of which 140 MT oxygen will be allotted to Delhi. He added that Arvind Kejriwal rang him up today and the matter has been resolved.

Manish Sisodia the deputy chief minister of Delhi has earlier alleged that the ‘jungle raj’ of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh government is the main reason behind the oxygen shortage crisis in Delhi. He also stated that despite the Centre has increased oxygen allocation to the national capital, the government officials and police of the two states have not allowed the oxygen supply to leave for Delhi.

Chief Secretary of Haryana, Vijai Vardhan denied the charges against the government as he said that no supply has been stopped to Delhi. Similarly, Deputy commissioner of Faridabad Dr. Garima Mittal said that oxygen supply to Delhi had been stopped from a plant in Faridabad.

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