[COVID-19] Petitioner sought orders against use of term "social distancing", Supreme Court imposed Rs 10,000 as costs on him instead

[COVID-19] Petitioner sought orders against use of term "social distancing", Supreme Court imposed Rs 10,000 as costs on him instead
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL seeking to stop the usage of the term "social distancing" or "samajik doori" and use another appropriate term instead to denote the norm to maintain a certain physical distance between people to curb the spread of COVID-19. The Court, while dismissing the petition, also imposed costs of Rs 10,000 on the petitioner

(Shakeel Qureshi vs UOI - Petition)

(Shakeel Qureshi vs UOI - Order)

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