The country’s Supreme Court has advised the central and state governments of India to impose a lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. India’s Supreme Court on Sunday issued a lockdown order after a hearing on tackling the second wave of the epidemic. This was reported by the Indian media NDTV.
At that hearing, the Supreme Court said, ‘The second wave of epidemics has taken a massive scale. We urge the central and state governments to plan for future measures to prevent infection. ”
Following this directive, the country’s apex court advised, ‘appeal to the Central and State Governments to impose a ban on any public gathering that has the potential for congestion and widespread infection. You can also consider a lockdown to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.
In addition to advising the imposition of a lockdown, a bench headed by Justice D.Y. Chandrachud of the Supreme Court of India directed the Center and the state governments to look into the issue of marginalized people due to the lockdown.
The Supreme Court said, ‘We are aware of the socio-economic impact of lockdown on the lives of marginalized people. If a lockdown is issued, it is necessary to keep an eye on the marginalized people so that they are not in danger.
The apex court also directed the central government to resolve Delhi’s oxygen crisis by midnight on Monday.