New Delhi: The Delhi High Court came down heavily on the Delhi Police over reports of overcrowding at Sarojini Nagar market in the national capital. The High Court on Friday asked the DDMA and the police to work out a movement plan for the public at large to visit the market, India Today reported.
“We see no improvement in the situation,” the High Court stated, adding that “the state of affairs is frightening.”
“We direct the DDMA to visit the market forthwith to look into the situation prevailing there in light of the prevailing Covid pandemic,” it said.
According to the report, the High Court has suggested that crowds at Sarojini Nagar market be regulated by fixing entry points and ensuring that the market is not filled to its capacity to ensure no overcrowding on any given day.
first published:Dec. 25, 2021, 6:30 a.m.