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Coronavirus | Supreme Court judge Justice Ramana donates ₹3 lakh for COVID-19 relief

Justice N.V. Ramana. File

Justice N.V. Ramana. File  

Justice N.V. Ramana, the second senior-most judge in the Supreme Court, contributed ₹1 lakh each to the COVID-19 relief funds of the Prime Minister and the Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

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The total contribution of ₹3 lakh was handed over to officials at the Andhra Pradesh Bhavan and the Telangana Bhavan.

Justice Ramana requested people to abide by the government instructions and follow physical distancing.

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The Supreme Court is likely to hear next week a petition for a direction to the government to immediately redress the “heart-wrenching and inhuman plight of thousands of migrant workers” who were walking back to their villages from the cities without essential items after the lockdown.

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