Published: Wednesday 15 December 1999

The Delhi high court has pulled up authorities at the Safdarjung Hospital and said that the hospital premises must be cleaned within two weeks. A three-member committee of advocates, comprising Ashok Aggarwal, Rajiv Awasthi and Meera Bhatia, found insects in intensive care units, unclean toilets and a dirty general ward. A division bench comprising Chief Justice S N Variava and Justices S K Mahajan and H P Bajaj has asked authorities to supervise the cleaning operation. The judges asked committee members to take pictures on their next inspection.

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