We were informed that Delhi CM was in Gujarat when LG chaired meeting on chikungunya, says SC

17 October 2016, 04:47 PM
Delhi LG Najeeb Jung and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi LG Najeeb Jung and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the details of meeting chaired by Delhi LG Najeeb Jung on the Chikungunya and dengue menace in the national capital. 

During the hearing, the apex court told the Delhi government that the court has learnt that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was not present in the meeting as he was in Gujarat on a visit.

The lawyer for Delhi government told the Supreme Court that the Delhi Chief Minister could not attend the meeting due to health reasons, however, Deputy Chief Minister and Health Minister were present in the meeting.

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has also raised concern over infections among people living in and around the dump yards and has sought answer from MCD and Delhi Government in this regard. Next hearing will take place on October 21.

First Published: Monday, October 17, 2016 04:16 PM
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