7.6.6 Against Compulsory Vaccination Teaching & Non-Teaching Staff
Bombay HC (Goa) – Writ Petition No. 1770 dt. 12th August 2021 in the matter of Oscar D Noronha, Xavier M Martin, Elsa Fernandes vs State of Goa, Union of India, ICMR, Director of Higher Education, Director of Technical Education, and Principals of some colleges
Writ Petition filed for quashing of circulars mandating the experimental COVID-19 vaccine and PCR Testing for teaching and non teaching staff in Goa. The COVID-19 vaccine is still under phase 3 trials and completely voluntary as per Supreme Court and various High Court rulings, making the mandate discriminatory, illegal, unconstitutional and violative of fundamental human rights. The Writ Petition was filed with the support of Awaken India Movement, Goa chapter.