Karnataka HC issues notice in plea seeking compensation for families of Media persons in case of their death due to COVID-19

"They have no social security benefit and in case of unfortunate death in the line of duty, they also do not have any means of compensation either from the management or the government", the petition states.
Karnataka HC issues notice in plea seeking compensation for families of Media persons in case of their death due to COVID-19

The Karnataka High Court has issued notice in a plea urging it to direct the State and Central Government to provide a compensation of Rs 50,0000 to the families of media and newspaper delivery persons in the event of their death due to COVID-19.

The petitioner has further arraigned over 30 major media houses, while praying that such media houses also be directed to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation in the event of their employee's demise due to the pandemic.

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