Added on : 2020-06-04 14:00:06
The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to call for a meeting of officials of Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh governments and discuss the possibilities of bringing a common pass for inter-state movement in the Delhi-NCR region amid the nationwide lockdown.
The Supreme Court has told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to get instructions on bringing a common pass for the National Capital Region (NCR) and convene a meeting to decide a common portal for interstate movement in Delhi and adjoining areas of Gurgaon, Noida etc. Supreme Court has also said that the decision must be taken within a week.
The Supreme Court passed an order while hearing a PIL pointing at problems with interstate movement for people who are working and living in different parts of NCR.
Speaking on the travel restrictions put in place between the states and Delhi, Centre has told the Supreme Court that it is the decision of the states and not the Centre to come up with solutions to interstate movement. The Supreme Court has said it will ask states to convene a meeting and arrive at a common ground. Supreme Court has also ordered the central government to convene a meeting of officials of Delhi, UP and Haryana to arrive at a common programme with regard to allowing interstate transport between the 3 NCR states