Petition in Delhi HC for vaccination of beggars, court sent notice to state government

Jun 01 2021 02:40 PM
Petition in Delhi HC for vaccination of beggars, court sent notice to state government

New Delhi: A PIL has been filed seeking vaccination of beggars who are publicly roaming the streets of the country's capital, Delhi. The Delhi High Court on Tuesday heard the PIL. The Delhi High Court, hearing the petition, has sent notices to the Delhi government, Delhi Urban Shelter Board and Delhi Police.

A PIL filed by advocate Narendra Pal Singh said that there is a high risk of developing corona infection due to beggars roaming the streets openly. The petition said that the beggars should be rehabilitationed unless the vaccination of these people is completed. Beggars has lack information about doonas, but they ask for money from people sitting in two-wheelers in Delhi.

The PIL also said that they also try to open car glasses and doors, putting the corona infection at risk of spreading. The petition demands that all of them be kept in shelter homes under the supervision of Delhi Urban Shelter Board unless they are vaccinated. The court has posted july 3 for further hearing in the case.

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