Post-mortem of dead body allowed after sunset too
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to allow post-mortem of a dead body in night hours as well. While issuing a new protocol on the post-mortem procedure, the Ministry stated hospitals having adequate infrastructure can perform autopsy of bodies after sunset.
The decision is expected to lessen the troubles of the family of the deceased.
Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in a tweet stated the decision on allowing post-mortem after sunset will end the system which has been practicing since the colonial period.
The autopsy of human dead body have been carried out during the daytime only till date.