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States must share the blame

Many state govts were taken to the cleaners by high courts for doing next to nothing to prepare for the devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic

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Coronavirus | government of India | Uttar Pradesh

Shyamal Majumdar 

Shyamal Majumdar

It’s been an extraordinary week for many state governments who have all been taken to the cleaners by high courts for doing next to nothing to prepare for the devastating second wave now washing through the county. Consider the tone of some of these observations.

At a time when Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is peddling his “no shortage” theory on oxygen, the Allahabad High Court has observed that those in power must shun the attitude of “my way or no way”. His counterparts in other states have not been spared either. The Gujarat High Court said the state ...

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First Published: Thu, April 29 2021. 23:46 IST
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