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Consider imposing Lockdown to Tackle 2nd wave of COVID: Supreme Court to Centre and States
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Consider imposing Lockdown to Tackle 2nd wave of COVID: Supreme Court to Centre and States

Amid the rapid rise in CoronaVirus cases, the Supreme Court has urged the Center and the states to consider imposing a lockdown to break the chain in the interest of public welfare. https://twitter.com/LiveLawIndia/status/1388901405503627269?s=20 It directed the Central Government to re-issue its initiatives and protocols, including the availability of oxygen, availability, and pricing of vaccines, and availability of essential medicines at affordable prices. A three-member SC bench, comprising Justice D Y Chandrachud, Justice L Nageswara Rao, and Justice Ravindra Bhat said, “We are cognizant of the socio-economic impact of a lockdown, specifically, on the marginalized communities… thus, in case the measure of a lockdown is imposed, arrangements must be made beforehand to cater to the...