‘Access To Proper Medical Facility A Fundamental Right; State Has To Provide Appropriate Facilities’, U’khand HC
The Uttarakhand High Court observed that proper medical facility is one of the fundamental rights of every citizen. Appropriate medical facilities have to be provided by the State. The Bench of Acting Chief Justice Ravi Malimath and Justice R. C Khulbe was hearing public interest litigation seeking an order to direct the respondents to implement various health schemes, as propounded by the State and the Centre, and other consequential reliefs. On considering the contentions, the Court was of the view that in larger public interest, the medical facilities throughout the State of Uttarakhand requires to be considered.