Amend Epidemic Diseases Act to penalise attacks on health workers, obstructing burial of COVID-19 victims: P Wilson writes to Law Minister

Amend Epidemic Diseases Act to  penalise attacks on health workers, obstructing burial of COVID-19 victims: P Wilson writes to Law Minister
P Wilson

Rajya Sabha Member and Senior Advocate P Wilson has written to Law Minster Ravi Shankar Prasad urging that the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 be amended so that attacks against health workers and the obstruction of the burial/cremation of COVID-19 victims are stringently penalised with imprisonment up to 7 years.

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