Published by: Dev Kashyap
Updated Wed, 30 Jun 2021 02:45 AM IST
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A bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Dutta and Justice GS Kulkarni also directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to inform the court about the action taken by the civic body for people duped by such camps for antibodies and their health due to fake vaccines. to check any adverse effect on
The court was hearing a number of Public Interest Litigations (PILs) on increasing the reach of citizens for the vaccination campaign against Corona. Advocate Deepak Thackeray told the High Court that seven FIRs have been registered in the matter and 13 people have been arrested. He said that the investigation of the matter is still on.
Why is the approval of the Center necessary for door-to-door vaccination?
At the same time, the Bombay High Court asked the Maharashtra government why it needed the approval of the Center to start the program of home immunization of Kovid-19 to senior citizens, differently-abled and bed-ridden people.
The state government, in an affidavit filed in the court on Tuesday, said that home vaccination can be started on a pilot basis, but only for people who cannot move or are lying at home. However, he also said that the proposal will have to be first approved by the central government.
A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Dutta and Justice GS Kulkarni said why do you need approval? Health is also a state subject. Is the state government doing everything with the approval of the Centre? Have states like Kerala, Bihar and Jharkhand taken approval from the central government?
The bench was hearing a PIL filed by two advocates Dhriti Kapadia and Kunal Tiwari, seeking a direction to the central government to conduct home vaccination for persons above 75 years of age, differently-abled and bedridden patients.
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