SC seeks report from UP on status of Covid-positive minor girls of Kanpur shelter home


The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to file a status report on news articles that 57 minor girls of Kanpur-based shelter home have tested positive for Covid-19. The top court has taken suo motu (on its own) cognizance of the condition of children in protection — be it juvenile, foster or kinship homes across the country — amid the coronavirus or Covid-19 pandemic.