'Can't Behave Like Proverbial Ostrich': Court Raps Uttarakhand Govt for Allowing Kumbh Mela in Pandemic | IAMC
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‘Can’t Behave Like Proverbial Ostrich’: Court Raps Uttarakhand Govt for Allowing Kumbh Mela in Pandemic

The Uttarakhand High Court on Monday pulled up the state government for continuing to allow religious events despite a surge in coronavirus cases and doubted its preparedness to deal with the pandemic, asking it to wake up from slumber. 

“We cannot behave like the proverbial ostrich and bury our head in sand in the face of the pandemic,” Chief Justice R S Chauhan and Justice Alok Kumar Verma said while hearing a PIL on the government’s handling of the pandemic.

The bench asked why the state was still not prepared despite combating the pandemic for more than a year, and reminded the government about predictions of a third wave…

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