Marginalised and Urban Poor in Maharashtra : The Covid-19 Lockdown

Ghar Bachao Ghar Banao Andolan & Ors. Vs. Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai & Ors., PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION (L) No. 22 OF 2020 | High Court of Bombay | Status: Pending | |

Due to the lockdown residents of PLHIV in Satar and Sagli were unable to access ART medication, especially members of the sex worker community in these cities. Siddharth raised the issue to the Supreme Court of India, which directed the Bombay High Court to urgently hear the matter and pass an order expeditiously. Niranjan, assisting Advocate Kranti and Advocate Gayatri, approached Bombay high Court for distribution of third line of ART treatment drugs to Persons Living with HIV in Satara and Sangli. The court directed the respondents to conduct a survey and take appropriate action.