People’s Union for Civil Liberties, District Unit, Banda District and Ors Vs State of Uttar Pradesh. & Ors. Writ Petition No.: 6464/2008


This case highlights the violation of the right to dignity and the right to health care of Shushila Devi, who was extorted money when she sought medical assistance in the delivery of her child. Unable to pay, she was thrown out of the hospital, and was forced to deliver outside the hospital gates on a main road, in full public view. No medical assistance was provided. HRLN filed a case on the 30/01/2006. Court notices have been issued to the Respondents.