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Cannot order nationalisation of Hospitals during COVID-19 outbreak: Supreme Court

"We cannot order nationalisation of hospitals. Government has already taken over some hospitals," the Court said.

Debayan Roy

The Supreme Court today refused to issue directions to nationalise the country's healthcare sector in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

While hearing a plea seeking this relief, the Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and Ravindra S Bhat stated,

"We cannot order nationalisation of hospitals. Government has already taken over some hospitals."

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