[COVID-19] All HC | Uttar Pradesh Government to file status report on measures taken to address domestic violence victims grievances

Allahabad High Court: A Division Bench of Pankaj Mithal and Yashwant Varma, JJ., addressed a Public Interest Litigation wherein the issue pertained to the grievance of Domestic Violence Victims.

Present petition was filed to seek direction upon the respondent for the appointment of Nodal Officer in order to monitor the grievances of the victims of the Domestic Violence and for taking necessary measures for the same.

Additional Advocate General State of U.P., Manish Goyal has been asked to obtain a status report with regard to the steps taken by the Uttar Pradesh Government pertaining to the grievance redressal of the domestic violence victims during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Matter to be listed in the last week of July, 2020 for admission/disposal. [Ala Hazrat Helping Society v. State of U.P.,2020 SCC OnLine All 795 , decided on 17-06-2020]

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