Delhi High Court orders Centre to pay ₹50 lakh to kin of Safdarjung Hospital security guard who died of COVID-19

The Court held that the benefits of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: Insurance Scheme for health workers fighting COVID-19 must be given broad interpretation.
Hospital COVID-19 (Representative Image)
Hospital COVID-19 (Representative Image)

The Delhi High Court recently ordered the Central government to release ₹50 lakh in favour of the family of a security guard who died of COVID-19 while working at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital [Sangeet Wahi v. Union of India and Ors].

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