People are dying due to lack of oxygen, says CJI Sharad Arvind Bobde | #seniorliving | #elderly | #seniors
Supreme Court starts hearing the suo motu cognisance case on COVID-19 crisis, it will also examine the judicial power of High Courts to declare lockdown. A three-judge bench of the Court, headed by CJI SA Bobde is hearing the case.
“People are dying due to lack of oxygen,” CJI Sharad Arvind Bobde observed.
“Please permit to recuse from the case,” senior advocate, Harish Salve said and pleaded to withdraw from the as amicus curiae.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that it is very unfortunate that many virtual media platforms are abusing this process of appointing Harish Salve as Amicus Curiae in the case.
Chief Justice of India SA Bobde allowed Harish Salve to recuse from the case
The lordships should look into the interstate movement as there is a serious shortage of oxygen – senior lawyer, Vikas Singh, for the Supreme Court Bar Association, tells the Supreme Court.
The CJI said that the matter is adjourned to Tuesday, April 27