Telangana High Court Slams Govt
Hyderabad, May 14 (Maxim News): The Telangana High Court today slammed state government for stoping the ambulances which are coming from neighbouring state Andhra Pradesh, on the borders of the state. It asked the state government as to who gave the power to the state government to stop the ambulances from entering into the state at the borders. It made these remarks while dealing with a house motion petition filed by Retired IRS officer Venkata Krishna Rao .
In his petition, he told the HC that the state government was stopping the vehicles on the borders of the state in an illegal Manner. He urged the HC to declare the decision of the State government as illegal and urged it to allow the ambulances of AP into the State.
The advocate general of the state BS Prasad said that Covid patients from four states of the country like AP, Chattisgarh, Karmataka and Maharashtra. He also said that they were not denying beds to those who have obtained prior permission from the private hospitals of the State . He said that the patients of the state were suffering due to shortage of beds at the private hospitals. He said that they had already asked the patients from the various states of the country to come to the state after confirming their beds at the hospitals. He said that states like Delhi had imposed restrictions on the entry of the people from other states.
Responding to this, the HC said that none of the states had stopped the ambulances while wondering if it was not the violation of Indian constitution. (Maxim News)