High Court after hearing the parties at length reserved its verdict over the validity of circular seeking re-registration of outside vehicles purchased in J&K.
Yesterday court had sought the personal appearance of the Secretary to Transport Department in order to clarify as to whether the Regional Transport Officer (RTO) Kashmir was competent to issue the circular in question. The Secretary of Transport Department was present via virtual mode before the court and submitted that the RTO was with full competence to issue the circular under MV Act.
These contentions were denied by the other-side by referring Section 47 of the Act and submissions were made that the RTO has no power to issue such a circular which provides the power and jurisdiction for assigning a new registration mark on a vehicle to the Central Government.
Petitioner counsel pleaded before the court that the Section 47 of the Act provides the power and jurisdiction for assigning a new registration mark on a vehicle to Central Government and in absence of the delegation of the powers otherwise vesting with the Central Government, the respondents-Transport Department have no authority to issue a circular under challenge in terms of the instant petition.
The circular in question was issued from the office of Regional Transport Officer Kashmir directing all vehicle owners who have purchased their vehicles outside to get those vehicles registered as fresh as per the provision of Motor Vehicles Act.
A direction is also sought that the authorities be directed to assign the New Registration Mark to the Motor Vehicles of the Petitioners without levying the tax as envisaged in terms of the Notification dated 01.08.2019 and S.O dated 02.06.2020.
J&K Is Ready To Tackle The Pandemic: Advisor RR Bhatnagar
Today, the advisor to LG JK RR Bhatnagar arrived at Samba District hospital to review the oxygen generation plant which can be made functional at any time.
While talking to JK Media he said “this plant is under testing phase and soon he will be commissioned. Rest all other arrangements are under placement. For those people who are in isolation, we are providing support to them and soon they will get a tele-consulting facility. Apart from this, we have talked with the CMO to provide oxygen and oxygenated beds to the beds that are in need of it. I request everyone who is eligible for the vaccination must get vaccinated. People should wear a mask and should follow the SOPs.”
The in-charge of the oxygen generating plant said that the plant is ready to function and all the arrangements have been done. Earlier DC Anuradha Gupta has also reviewed the oxygen-generating plant.
With Hospital’ s Negligence A Mother Loses Her Unborn Child
Sad news coming from SMGS Hospital, Shalamar where a woman has lost her unborn child and the family is alleging that they’ve lost their child due to the hospital’s negligence.
While talking to the media a family member said “today morning around 12:30 we arrived at the hospital. The lady is my sister who has arrived from Punjab. Earlier also she has come here for a check-up. Today, she has come for the check-up and during the check-up, the doctor asked her that they have to immediately operate on her, but before the operation, she has to undergo a RAT test. When she went for the test the doctors there told her that they will start the test at 2 pm but they did the test at 2:30 pm and that too when we insisted. After getting the negative report we went to the operation theatre. At the operation theatre, the doctor asked us that first, they have to prepare the file. To complete the file they took around 2 hours. The pulse rate of the unborn child at 12:30 was around 126 and before the operation, they tore the report and again did an ultrasound and that pulse rate was the same. Then they refused to operate and eventually the child died inside the womb. Still, they are not operating. My sister is also in a critical situation.”
‘We are working on wards, soon Jammu city will get sanitised’: Chander Mohan Gupta
In surge of covid-19 cases, the lockdown in Jammu city has been extended by the Government. Other than taking precautions, the Jammu Municipal Corporation is carrying out sanitisation drive across Jammu city.
“As MHA guidelines, our priority for the sanitisation is the micro containment zones, then houses and lanes where people test positive. After that markets like Warehouse and Kanak Mandi that are open these days. We sanitise places where footfall is more like ATMs and vegetable markets.” JMC Mayor Chander Mohan Gupta said
“We are working on the wards right now. 3 wards per day is currently in progress and we aim at sanitising all 75 wards which constitutes the Jammu city, in next 10-15 days. I appreciate our cleaners who are always on time and work appropriately with us.” He added
Gupta appreciated the Police Department and NGOs to help in controlling the covid cases. “I thank every team be it Police, healthcare workers, Paramedical staff or the Political workers for working towards the goal. We have Mata’s blessings on us and soon we’ll be out of this pandemic.”
Mayor said that no tunnels have been included in the drive guidelines for now but will be sanitised if the MHA considers it.
“I suggest everyone to maintain social distancing, wear masks and follow all covid protocols. It is a tough time for us but we need to come together and help those who work for humanity.”
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