'Idea Nahin, Already Chal Raha Hai': PM Modi Corrects Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal On Oxygen Express

'Idea Nahin, Already Chal Raha Hai': PM Modi Corrects Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal On Oxygen ExpressDelhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Sushil Kumar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

In a meeting chaired by the Prime Minister on the Covid-19 situation, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal requested Modi to direct chief ministers of all states to ensure smooth movement of oxygen tankers coming to the national capital. It is in the same meeting that Kejriwal shared a live telecast of an "in-house" meeting with Modi.

It seems there was another gaffe from the Delhi CM.

During the meeting Modi corrected Kejriwal on the Oxygen Express.

Kejriwal referred to Modi's "idea" of running the Oxygen Express and said that Delhi must be provided oxygen from West Bengal and Odisha.

Modi corrected him.

The PM said, "Idea nahin, already chal raha hai (it's not an idea, it's already in progress."

Kejriwal was seen pausing for a moment on Modi's response.

Earlier, ANI had said in posts on Twitter that government sources have said that Delhi CM Kejriwal raised the point of airlifting oxygen, but did not know that it is already being done and that he spoke about Oxygen Express by Railways "but Railway sources say that he has not communicated anything about it to Railways."

The Oxygen Express has been operating to help boost the medical oxygen supply in the country to meet the high demand to fight against the Covid-19 situation.