[Disposal of COVID-19 victim bodies v. Parsee last rites] Right to religion subject to public order, morality, and health: Gujarat High Court

The Court rejected a plea by a Parsee Trust seeking permission to conduct traditional last rites (Dokhmenashini) for members who died of COVID-19.
Dokhmenashini- Parsee Last Rites
Dokhmenashini- Parsee Last Rites

The Gujarat High Court on Friday held that the protocol for disposal of bodies of those who succumbed to COVID-19 was not in violation of the fundamental right to religion of Parsees who practice Dokhmenashini (The Surat Parsi Panchayat Board v. Union Of India.)

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