Health should precede religious rights of deceased: Plea in SC to halt burial in 3 Mumbai cemeteries on fear of COVID-19 spread from soil

On April 27, the Bombay High Court had refused to grant relief on this plea challenging the BMC's permission to use Bandra west cemeteries to bury bodies of COVID-19 victims.
Health should precede religious rights of deceased: Plea in SC to halt burial in 3 Mumbai cemeteries on fear of COVID-19 spread from soil
Supreme Court

A Mumbai resident from the “densely populated area” of Bandra (West) has moved the Supreme Court against a Bombay High Court order of April 27 rejecting the prayer to stay burial at three cemetaries near his residence as the petitioner fears the spread of COVID-19 through the buried bodies.

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