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North East

Consider package for lives lost during pandemic: HC to Meghlaya Govt. on deaths of newborns, mothers

SHILLONG, MARCH 26: The Meghalaya High Court on Friday suggested the State Government to consider a package in cases where lives may have been lost due to the want of medical facilities during the pandemic. A Division Bench headed by Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee made the observation while hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) on the deaths of 877 newborns and 61 mothers in Meghalaya during the pandemic. "It may also do well for the State to consider some form of package for those cases where lives may have been...