[COVID-19 Crisis] Why are N-95 masks, hand sanitizers not on the Essential Commodities list? Karnataka HC asks Centre

In March, the Centre had issued a notification including face masks and hand sanitizers in the list of essential commodities. This measure which was in effect till June 30.
[COVID-19 Crisis] Why are N-95 masks, hand sanitizers not on the Essential Commodities list? Karnataka HC asks Centre
Corona masks and sanitizers

The Karnataka High Court on Thursday asked the Central government to explain why it had excluded N-95 masks and sanitisers from the list of essential commodities, thereby allowing prices of both items to be controlled by "market dynamics".

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