Allahabad HC urges Centre to stop political rallies in election-bound states amid Omicron scare

New Delhi, 24/12: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday urged the central government to stop political rallies from being held in election-bound states amid rising cases of the new Omicron variant of Covid-19.



A Bench of Justice Shekhar Kumar Yadav, while allowing the bail application of a petitioner in a case, said the number of patients infected with Omicron are increasing and there is a possibility of a third wave.


The court said countries like China, Netherlands, and Germany have imposed complete or partial lockdowns due to the rising cases.


During the second wave, the country saw lakhs of people getting infected by coronavirus and many people had died contracting the disease, the HC said.

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