SC unhappy over Delhi meet on chikungunya, dengue

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed its displeasure over the lack of a concrete outcome after a meeting held here on its direction to battle chikungunya and dengue in Delhi.

A meeting chaired by Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung was held on Wednesday. It was attended, among others, by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and officers of various civic agencies.

As a bench headed by Justice Madan B. Lokur expressed displeasure over the way the meeting went about, a suggestion was put forth that another meeting could be held at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday.

Accepting the suggestion, the bench said the meeting should focus on the steps to deal with the situation. The next hearing will be on October 17.

–IANS

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