The center informs Karnataka High Court that it is not mandatory for the passengers to install Aarogya Setu App for travelling they can undertake the travel by filing a self declaration form. The self – declaration form would contain undertaking that the passenger has not visited to any contaminated zone and that he is free from all covid 19 symptoms.

The bigger issue before the High Court is whether the center can make the Aarogya Setu App mandatory for accessing any government service or facility.

The petitioners were represented by senior advocate Prof Ravivarma Kumar, Colin Gonsalves and advocate Siddharth Baburao and Choudhary Ali Zia Kabir.     

(By – Siddharth Addy)