[COVID-19] An emergency of any sort is not an excuse to trample on the rights under Article 21: Telangana High Court

The Court made the observation striking down a total prohibition on treatment/ testing of COVID-19 by private hospitals/ labs in the State. The Bench said that people cannot be compelled to go to Gove ...
[COVID-19] An emergency of any sort is not an excuse to trample on the rights under Article 21: Telangana High Court
Telangana high court

The Telangana High Court on Wednesday emphasised that the "medical emergency" of the COVID-19 pandemic cannot be cited as an excuse to violate the right to life and health under Article 21 of the Constitution (Ganta Jai Kumar v. State of Telangana and ors).

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