Team of lawyers and health professionals driving the initiative say they want to acquire the company past West Bengal

A group of health professionals and attorneys affiliated with the non-profit ‘Covid Care Network’ in West Bengal launched a lawful aid support for household customers of COVID-19 victims on the situation of the Global Human Legal rights Working day in this article on Friday. The aid will be supplied free of charge to folks who missing family members customers in the pandemic

Abhijeet Chowdhury, a pointed out physician and advisor on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s world-wide advisory board, is the main mentor of the Covid Treatment Network along with advocate at the Calcutta Substantial Courtroom Arindam Das. Both of those had been between those who released the support at an event at the Push Club in Kolkata.

Two helpline quantities (7044041013 and 7044041014) have been offered for callers. Partha Sarathi Mukherjee, another critical member of the network, said that earlier this yr, on January 30, the network experienced launched the “National Covid Memorial” ( as a digital epitaph to persons who died through the pandemic. He pointed out that not only has the pandemic taken away relatives customers, there have been various reviews from unique corners of the Condition on children getting still left devoid of mom and dad.

Speaking at the start of the legal support initiative, Dr. Chowdhury, who is also a general public health and fitness professional, said that the plan was to multiply the range of people related with the authorized aid community and to the consider the solutions outside of West Bengal. Emphasising that it is the duty of culture to stand by people who lost their around and expensive types to the pandemic, he claimed the network was in talks with lawyers of the Supreme Court docket of India and Bar Associations to extend the ambit of the authorized assist.

About 4.74 lakh individuals have died because of to COVID-19 in India the selection of fatalities in West Bengal has crossed 19,500.