- 15 May 2021
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Token Temporary Measures to Decongest Prisons Can’t Save Inmates from COVID-19
Immediate and permanent measures to improve medical care in prisons are necessary to prevent any colossal tragedy, as already 2,803 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country.
This opinion was published in The Wire on May 15, 2021.
About the Authors
Aditya is a Research Fellow working in the area of Judicial Reforms. He graduated from the Institute of Law, Nirma University, in 2018. Prior to Vidhi, he worked in Jharkhand as a Policy Consultant for a regional political party, where he tackled issues pertaining to environmental law, forest rights, election laws and local self-government. He has previously interned with Newslaundry, Childline India Foundation, the Rethink Aadhaar Campaign and with Adv. Nitya Ramakrishnan. While working in Jharkhand he has authored a critique on the implementation of District Mineral Fund in the state. He enjoys collecting stamps and expressing himself through slam poetry.
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