Article 21 applies to refugees too: Madras High Court orders ₹5 lakh compensation for Sri Lankan kin of child who died in refugee camp

Justice GR Swaminathan directed the State to open a fixed deposit worth ₹5 lakh in the name of the child's mother, adding that he did not want to give the money directly to the father who may spend the same on alcohol.
Madurai Bench of Madras High Court
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The Madras High Court recently directed the Tamil Nadu government to pay ₹5 lakh as compensation to the Sri Lankan refugee parents of a child who died after a wall collapse at the refugee camp she and her family were staying in.

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