Heart ailment not "disability" under 1995 or 2016 laws: Supreme Court rejects plea by seaman for disability compensation

The Court was deciding the plea of a person who was found suffering from ‘Dilated Cardiomyopathy’ and was declared permanently unfit for sea service.
Heart ailment not "disability" under 1995 or 2016 laws: Supreme Court rejects plea by seaman for disability compensation
Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Dinesh Maheshwari and Hrishikesh Roy

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea by a former seaman who claimed disability compensation on account of a heart ailment (Nawal Kishore vs Union of India).

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