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SC refuses plea seeking nat'l policy for ex-gratia to families of Covid-19 victims

SC refuses plea seeking nat'l policy for ex-gratia to families of Covid-19 victims

New Delhi, Aug 24 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a petition, seeking proper formulation of a national policy for uniform compensation for families of those who have died due to novel coronavirus disease.
"We dismiss the petition. There is no ground for hearing the petition," a bench of the Apex Court, headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said, rejecting the plea.
The petition was filed by one, Hashik Thayikandy against the Union of India (UOI) seeking proper formulation of a national policy for uniform compensation for families of those who have died due to the pandemic.
The Apex Court, however, did not find any merit in the petition, and dismissed the same.
UNI XC JW1727

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