Supreme Court slams Government Of India for delaying COVID death certificates

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed displeasure over the delay by the Centre in simplifying the process for issuance of death certificates for people who succumbed to Covid-19.

“We passed the order long time back. We have already extended the time once. By the time you frame the guidelines, the third wave will also be over,” a bench presided over by Justice M R Shah told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who submitted that the matter was already under process, and it will be finalised soon.

Mehta sought for additional time to file the affidavit

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