Girl child moves HC over mother's death

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Nagpur, Nov 14 (UNI) A six-year old girl has moved the High Court here, through her uncle, seeking action against nine doctors for their alleged negligence that caused her mother's death.

Deepali Ravindra Desai has moved the court, through her maternal uncle Sachin Vairagade, a resident of Anjangaon Surji in Amravati district.

Deepali was born on July 1, 2002, and her mother died the next day.

Justices Dilip Desai and Ashok Bhangale have sought a report from the Amravati District Mothers' Deaths Detection Committee on the same. The court has also adjourned the hearing on the petition for eight weeks, pending submission of the report.

Through her petition, Deepali has complained that she had been deprived of her right to her mother's milk, and sought the court directives for booking the nine doctors who she has named and also an enquiry into the death.

The petitioner has also sought a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the death of her mother.


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