Supreme Court orders Army to pay ₹50 lakh to Havaldar dismissed on ground of wrong AIDS diagnosis

The Court also commented that the case shed light on the continued discrimination and deep-rooted bias faced by HIV+ individuals.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently ordered the Indian Army to pay ₹50 lakhs as compensation to a Havaldar who was wrongly dismissed from service in 2001 on the strength of an AIDS diagnosis which eventually proved to be false [Satyanand Singh vs Union of India].

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