5 December 2022


Calcutta HC: Constitutional & Statutory Responsibility of Govt. to Dispose of Dead Bodies - 05.03.2021

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal State Government to take a decision relating to the installation of the electric chulli (electric crematorium) in a particular locality of the State for the utility of the people. The Court has also observed that disposal of dead bodies, in the ultimate situation of such dead bodies not being cared for by the near and dear ones, is the constitutional and statutory responsibility of the Government or the local self-government.

Tags : Calcutta High Court Disposal of Dead Bodies

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