Supreme Court notice to Centre on plea by Pak-detained Major's wife seeking ICJ proceedings against Pakistan to release Indian PoWs

A Bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant observed that the plea raises an important issue, and sought the response of the Central government.
Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Surya Kant
Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Surya Kant

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation Petition (PIL) filed by the wife of Major Kanwaljit Singh, a prisoner of war (PoW) detained by Pakistan since 1971, seeking effective mechanism for enforcement and protection of PoWs right to life [Mrs Jasbir Kaur v Union of India].

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