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The Supreme Court told the UP government, “You pay attention to the observation of the High Court, we are staying the verdict.”
There will no longer be a lockdown in 5 cities of Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow. The Supreme Court has stayed the order of the Allahabad High Court. The Yogi government had filed a petition in the Supreme Court against this. On behalf of the UP government, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta placed the matter before the bench of the Chief Justice. The government says that it is not within the jurisdiction of the judiciary to order a lockdown. The court told the UP government that you should pay attention to the observation of the High Court, we are putting a stay on the decision.
Government reached the Supreme Court today
The UP government today reached the Supreme Court against the Allahabad High Court’s decision. The case was placed on the bench of Chief Chastis. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing on behalf of the government, said that when the government needs lock down, the government will impose itself. But in this way, the court’s interference in the government’s efforts will create problems in the functioning of the government, including livelihood and other things. The government is making every effort to curb the corona.
In this case, the Supreme Court has appointed senior advocate P Narasimha as Amicus Curiae. The court has asked the UP government to report all steps taken to curb the corona virus infection in two weeks.
The High Court gave this decision
In fact, on Monday, the Division Bench of Justice Siddharth Verma and Justice Ajit Kumar of Allahabad High Court while hearing a PIL said that the conditions of Corona in Prayagraj, Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur Nagar and Gorakhpur are getting worse. Health services are not available to the patients. The crowd is not stopping on the streets. Due to which the corona virus R is not stopping. Therefore, a complete lockdown is required in all five cities by 26th of April.