LAW STUDENTS URGE CJI TO ISSUE UNIFORM GUIDELINES IN COVID-19 RELATED MATTERS
Posted on, 10 May, 2021
Around 27 law students from across the country, fearing the critical situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic, wrote a letter to Chief Justice of India Justice N.V. Ramana, requesting him to issue uniform guidelines for certain matters related to the current situation.
Firstly, the students highlighted the black-marketing and illegal hoarding of critical medicines, oxygen cylinders, and other life-saving drugs, including Remdesivir and Tocilizumab. They submitted that there was wastage of essential medical supplies, including Remdesivir injections, Tocilizumab and oxygen cylinders, which were being seized by the police from black marketers and illegal hoarders, which otherwise, could be used to cure the patients in need.
Secondly, the letter emphasized the most common issue faced by all COVID-19 patients in India-Admission in the Hospital.