Aarogya Sethu and Right to Privacy

  • Nithin Manoj and George Jose Kanianthra
  • Show Author Details
  • Nithin Manoj

    Student at School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), India.

  • George Jose Kanianthra

    Student at School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), India.

  • img Download Full Paper


This Comment is an analysis of the usage of the Aarogya Sethu app and also checks that weather is there any privacy infringement in the usage of the Aarogrya Sethu app. The initial part of the Comment explains the concepts of the contact tracing application and the Aarogya Sethu app. The next part is about the Right to privacy and related case laws. The Comment also looks through the international application of such apps and the privacy laws related to the usage of such apps in foreign countries. The last part talks about the need for such an application in current situations, along with the discussion on the implementation of the application, which is followed by the conclusion part. The Comment in detail discusses all these above-mentioned topics and tries to find a conclusion on the topic of the Comment. The Comment after the discussion of the entire Concept has moved to a conclusion where it was understood that the idea of Contact Tracing application is an important part for the finding as well as controlling of the virus during the pandemic situation, but the thing that should be taken care is the usage of the privacy information that is collected during this period. The paper also offers some suggestions and measures that are followed by foreign countries and measures that are suggested by other international institutions. Thus this Comment helps to understand the topic in a brief sense and to provide an idea on the fundamental concept of privacy.


Research Paper


International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 1, Page 2109 - 2114

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.112750

Creative Commons

This is an Open Access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution -NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/), which permits remixing, adapting, and building upon the work for non-commercial use, provided the original work is properly cited.


Copyright © IJLMH 2021