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Oxygen crisis: High court asks Centre, Delhi to treat PIL as representation to compensate kin of deceased

Indian Express | 17/05/2021 12:54 PM | Click to read full article

The Delhi high court on Monday asked the Centre and the AAP government to treat as a representation a plea seeking framing of guidelines for providing compensation to the families of patients who died due to oxygen shortage during the Covid-19 pandemic and those who succumbed to the viral disease.

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh said grant of compensation is a policy decision and courts cannot interfere with that.

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