On Wednesday, The Kerala High Court Reserved the order on a plea filed with the aid of someone challenging a government order which mandates that people have to have a vaccination certificates or a bad RT-PCR test result to visit shops, banks, public offices and so on. (lalu v/s State of kerala).
The Kerala Government had issued a Government Order on 4 August under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, providing ease to COVID-19 restrictions in the State.
Advocate Ajit Joy, appearing for the petitioner, submitted that the petitioner has already taken three RT PCR tests to attend duty and it is very difficult and costly to take regular tests. The petitioner challenged some selected clauses which violatived his right to privacy which is encompassed in the right to life under Article 21 of the Constitution of India.
The person questioned the petitioners challenge against the Government Order saying, “How can you find fault with the decision of the State to protect the public?” and he decided to keep his order till more cases like this.