New Delhi, PTI. The Supreme Court has asked a charitable trust to approach the district magistrate with a plea for a direction to vaccinate 13 people from an old age home at Loni in Ghaziabad district, who do not have Aadhaar cards. A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and BV Nagarathna asked the Collector to examine the complaint of the petitioners and ensure that if it is found genuine, necessary steps are taken to vaccinate people without the need to travel. Go.
The court said, ‘We must make it clear that there is no material with respect to the correctness or authenticity of the information provided in the writ petition. We are not issuing any notice as of now.
“However, keeping in view the nature of the complaint, the object of justice will be served by allowing the petitioners to transfer the certified copy of this order to the Collector and District Magistrate, Ghaziabad,” the bench said.
The top court, in its October 8 order, said that it has nothing to verify the veracity of the complaint or comment on any of the factual aspects advertised in the petition, including the legal status of the home.
The apex court was hearing a petition filed by ‘Ek Ehsaas Foundation’, seeking vaccination of thirteen people of the shelter home built at Flat No. 001, Plot No. B-43, SLF, Ved Vihar, Loni, District Ghaziabad. Direction was sought for.
The petitioner submitted that it is a registered charitable trust and among its objectives, it is a home for orphans, destitute widows, abandoned and old persons in Ghaziabad. The petitioner provides shelter to 13 people, some of them suffering from dementia, some on wheelchairs and others suffering from old age ailments. The trust told the bench that some people have been released, due to which they do not have any main documents.