COVID-19 vaccination a necessity in jail; Superintendent to encourage inmates aged 45+ to get vaccinated: Delhi High Court

The Court also stated that if an identity card, in the form of an Aadhar card or a PAN card, was not available with an inmate, the Prison ID number may be used.
Tihar Jail houses an astounding 17,500 such inmates.
Tihar Jail houses an astounding 17,500 such inmates.

The Delhi High Court this week directed the Tihar Jail Superintendent to counsel and encourage inmates over the age of 45 years to get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19, at the earliest (Natasha Narwal v. State).

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