The Meghalaya High Court division bench heard a Suo Motu Public Interest Litigation (PIL) concerning orders issued by the State Government making vaccination mandatory for shopkeepers, vendors, local taxi drivers etc. before they can resume their businesses.
The Meghalaya High Court division bench directed the State Government to deal with the issue of vaccine hesitancy in the State in an effective manner, on a priority basis. while hearing a PIL filed by the Registrar General, High Court of Meghalaya.
The Meghalaya High Court division bench upon perusing the report observed that the High Powered Committee (HPC) had held extensive deliberations on 3rd July 2021 and 8th July 2021, and also visited the site of the project location on 20th July 2021.
It was directed by the Meghalaya High Court that a comprehensive report shall be submitted by the High Power Commitee on the next date, after conducting a thorough and detailed enquiry with regard to the issue as highlighted and upon inspection of the actual site.
Meghalaya HC recently ruled that the JJB in the state should strictly adhere to the statutory provision of Section 12 of the JJ Act, 2015 while considering the issue of grant or refusal of bail for a CCL and to approach any case where a juvenile is involved with care and sensitivity.
The Meghalaya High Court has rejected the plea to quash criminal proceedings against a journalist Patricia Mukhim from Shillong for her four-month-old Facebook post condemning the attack on five non-tribal youths by a gang of masked men, allegedly from the tribal community.