PATNA: The Patna HC on Monday got here down closely on the Nitish Kumar authorities for failing to manage the Covid scenario in Bihar and in addition commented that “everything is an eyewash”.
A division bench of Justices Chakradhari Sharan Singh and Mohit Kumar Shah requested advocate normal Lalit Kishore to speak to the CM as an entire lockdown is urgently wanted. The bench mentioned that the state authorities should both declare a lockdown or it should move an applicable order. It directed Kishore to tell the court docket concerning the authorities’s determination on Tuesday. “There is no action plan with you. Whatever plan you have submitted, it’s not up to the mark and no effective steps have been taken,” the bench noticed.
“Everything is an eyewash. You said two pressureswing absorption plants for oxygen generation are working, but report says they are not. Despite repeated orders, you are not doing anything,” the court docket commented, observing that there is no such thing as a advisory committee of consultants with the state authorities but even after it ordered to kind one.