A division bench of Justice Devendra Kumar Upadhyaya and Justice Arif Doctor of Bombay High Court on took suo motu cognizance after a lawyer approached the court with a letter that the death toll of the patients rises in the government hospitals.
According to the Deccan Herald report, total 70 people died in the government hospitals.
The bench remarked that, if the death were occurring due to a lack of medicines and manpower it is not acceptable.
The advocate assured the court that he would collect all information about the incidents in the hospitals before the court.
After which, the court asked the advocate to also collect the details about the specialist doctors.
The advocate Khanna pointed out that hospital in their letter submitted about the shortage of beds, doctors and essential medicines which is the violation of right to life under Article 21 of the Constitution.