The dumping of lifeless bodies of Covids-19 victims in rivers echoed in the SC Monday with Senior Advocate Meenakshi Arora, who’s one of the 2 amicus curiae in the matter, flagging the difficulty of dignified dealing with of bodies.
The poor, she stated, are unable to dispose of their lifeless as they discover the rituals are costly and questioned why the federal government can’t present some semblance of ritual, which can also be for well being functions. Becoming a member of challenge, Justice L Nageswara Rao remarked that “we noticed a image of a physique being thrown in river”.
Taking a swipe at some states reserving folks for questioning or highlighting Covid-19 mismanagement, Justice Chandrachud stated: “A information report yesterday confirmed that lifeless bodies have been being thrown in a river. I don’t know if a sedition case has been filed towards the information channel but or not.”