Children also share great emotional bond with their grandparents. In case of divorce of their sons or daughters it is their parents who suffer the most. This suffering aggravates when they are deprived of their grandchild's custody or access. But Indian courts over the time has proved that even the grandparents can be given custody if it well serves the best interest of the child. This article deals with the provisions under Indian laws regarding the custody of child, cases under which the grandparents were given custody of the child.
The current emergent pandemic is extraordinary and certainly call for diverse actions but the practicability of putting an absolute embargo on the legal standards of medical practice don't seem to be justified. The solution may lie in a separate set of directives being issued in light of the prevalent situation so as to balance the interests of the patients, doctors and other stakeholders.