Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding treatment of leprosy, 01/09/2014

  • 01/09/2014

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Pankaj Sinha Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/09/2014 regarding treatment of leprosy. The Applicant has submitted before the Court that in spite of India reaching the pinnacle of scientific research, an effective cure, namely, Multi-Drug Therapy (MDT) which has been available since 1981 that can completely cure 99% of leprosy bacteria, due to apathy of the Government of India and the State Governments, people are still suffering from the said disease, which is treated as a social stigma.

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