Totally free legal help for households of COVID-19 victims on Human Legal rights Day

Group of lawyers and medical doctors driving the initiative say they want to choose the service outside of West Bengal

A group of medical professionals and lawyers related with the non-profit ‘Covid Care Network’ in West Bengal released a lawful aid support for household customers of COVID-19 victims on the occasion of the International Human Rights Working day listed here on Friday. The assist will be presented totally free of value to persons who misplaced family customers in the pandemic

Abhijeet Chowdhury, a noted doctor and advisor on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s worldwide advisory board, is the chief mentor of the Covid Care Community alongside with advocate at the Calcutta Significant Court docket Arindam Das. The two were among individuals who released the services at an event at the Push Club in Kolkata.

Two helpline figures (7044041013 and 7044041014) have been provided for callers. Partha Sarathi Mukherjee, one more key member of the network, said that earlier this year, on January 30, the community experienced introduced the “National Covid Memorial” ( as a digital epitaph to people who died in the course of the pandemic. He pointed out that not only has the pandemic taken absent spouse and children associates, there have been numerous studies from various corners of the State on little ones becoming left without mother and father.

Speaking at the start of the authorized assist initiative, Dr. Chowdhury, who is also a general public wellness qualified, explained that the idea was to multiply the quantity of individuals linked with the legal support community and to the just take the products and services beyond West Bengal. Emphasising that it is the duty of modern society to stand by families who misplaced their near and pricey types to the pandemic, he claimed the network was in talks with legal professionals of the Supreme Court docket of India and Bar Associations to increase the ambit of the legal help.

About 4.74 lakh persons have died due to COVID-19 in India the variety of deaths in West Bengal has crossed 19,500.