Jha HC | State informs that alternate burial/cremation sites for persons dying due to COVID-19 infection have been identified & notified

Jharkhand High Court

Jharkhand High Court: A Division Bench of Dr Ravi Ranjan, CJ and Sujit Narayan Prasad, J. disposed of a petition with regard to Dead Body Management of COVID-19 infected patients.

Through a counter affidavit it has been stated by the State that alternate burial/cremation sites for persons dying due to COVID-19 infection have been identified and notified far away from the populated localities of Ranchi at Bundu.

Further, the Government of India guidelines regarding Dead Body Management and Bio-Medical Waste management arising out COVID-19 pandemic is being followed strictly and appropriate letter to the authorities concerned has been issued.

Thus in view of the above, petition is consigned. [Gulab Chandra Prajapati v. Chief Secretary, State of Jharkhand, 2020 SCC OnLine Jhar 421 , decided on 17-04-2020]

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