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Kota Infants Death : SC Seeks Rajasthan Govt Response On Plea Seeking Probe

P.T.I
11 Feb 2020 5:00 AM GMT
Kota Infants Death : SC Seeks Rajasthan Govt Response On Plea Seeking Probe
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The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Rajasthan government on a plea seeking a probe into the death of over 100 infants at a hospital in Kota recently.

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde, Justice B R Gavai and Justice Surya Kant issued a notice to the state government on a plea filed by noted doctor K K Aggarwal and social worker B Mishra seeking probe into the death of newborn babies due to lack of equipment at a government hospital in Kota.

The plea has sought a direction that the deaths of the newborns in Kota's J K Lon Hospital should be investigated under the supervision of a retired Supreme Court judge.

Over 100 infants died Kota's JK Lon Hospital within a period of one month triggering a debate in the state and the matter was raised even by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. 

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