Delhi HC issues notice in minor siblings’ plea seeking compensation for father’s death due to oxygen shortage

On Friday, the Delhi High Court issued a notice to the central and the Delhi government to seek compensation and welfare plans for families with minor children who lost their main breadwinner due to lack of oxygen during the second wave of COVID-19 [Yasmin Kataria & Anr. against Delhi And the NCT government of Ols.

The National Committee for the Protection of Children’s Rights (NCPCR) and the Delhi Committee for the Protection of Children’s Rights (DCPCR) also issued notices from the Amit Bansal Court. In April of this year, the father of the Jaipur Gold Hospital in Delhi, the second-grade and seventh-grade minor children who died of hypoxia.

The petition was filed by the guardians of two young children. It stated that although the central government and the Delhi government announced different plans to compensate families who lost their only worthy family members or children as parents, or mentioned various plans, such as the Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the provision of 50,000 rupees and PM Cares support to orphans related to COVID-19.

The complainant argued that the loss of the main breadwinner may have dangerous consequences for the life and education of the left-behind children, which proves that the economic compensation is reasonable. comfort.

The petition submitted by defense lawyers Bharat Malhotra and Siddhant Sethi also claimed that the petitioner’s father was one of the victims of the tragedy that occurred at the Jaipur Gold Hospital on the night of June 23-24, 2021.

COVID-19 patients died due to lack of oxygen, and the national court also stated in another petition that the CBI is required to investigate and provide compensation to the victims of the same tragedy.
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