Prisoners have right to medical records under Article 21: Bombay High Court

The Court also directed that prisoners are entitled to make a phone call to an approved family member after any visit to the hospital following the prison protocol.
Sudha Bharadwaj, Bombay High Court
Sudha Bharadwaj, Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court on Friday held that prisoners have a right under Article 21 of the Constitution to receive medical records including information on tests and medicines administered to them (Maaysha Singh v. State of Maharashtra & Anr).

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