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Interpretation Of Right To Privacy During Covid-19 - Comparative Study

Asmit Chitransh & Shashwat Awasthi, LLM From Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur


The issue of the Right to Privacy in this pandemic situation has become a major concern for the citizens of the nation. Under Article 21 of the Indian Constitution of 1950, the security privilege is ensured. The breach regarding such issues was discovered when the legislature made it compulsory to download a mobile application “Aarogya Setu” App for the well-being of its kin during these crises. This article inclines the security issues that India faces in the wake of this crown pandemic. Through this research article, the author attempts to examine whether we are getting looser about security or we are at risk for permitting Government and organization to stomp on over our privileges utilizing the reason of the crisis; to check the approval or significance of other crucial rights in a tough time or during crisis or pandemic, and to know how digitalization has become a more unmistakable factor to require the rights to be postponed in this digitalization world.

Keywords: Pandemic, Privacy, COVID-19, Citizens, Government


Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


Accessibility: Open Access

License: Creative Commons 4.0

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