The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the State of Maharashtra and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to take instructions on the plea seeking permission for poet Varavara Rao's family to see him at the hospital from a reasonable distance.
Rao who was lodged in Taloja jail was taken to a medical facility last week after he had fallen ill. Subsequently, he tested positive for COVID-19 and as of now is admitted at the Nanavati Hospital of Mumbai, which is a COVID-19 speciality hospital.
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