The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Congress leader Jagdish Sharma seeking postponement of upcoming assembly elections in five states [Jagdish Sharma v Union of India and Ors]. .A division bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Jasmeet Singh termed the petition frivolous and asked the petitioner if he was living on Mars as Covid cases are on decline across the Country. The judges threatened to impose costs on the petitioner after which it was withdrawn by Sharma's counsel. .The assembly elections in the States of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa are scheduled to start from next month and will continue till March. The results of the elections will be declared on March 10.The plea sought a direction to the Election Commission to defer the elections for a few months while also seeking a mandatory quarantine of people returning from poll-bound States.The plea prayed that a direction be issued to the Central government and the State of Delhi to submit details of their plans as to how they will deal with the shortage of Oxygen and distribute essential supplies and services during the third wave of the pandemic.