Pravasi Legal cell (Kerala Chapter) organized a consultation meeting on the “Repatriation of Mortal Remains: Posthumous Bodily Integrity under Challenge” on 4th December, at the Chavara Cultural Centre, Ernakulam. 
Prof. K. V. Thomas, Member of Parliament and Former Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture & Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Government of India, Dr. Sebastian Paul, Advocate and former Member of Parliament, Adv. D. B. Binu, a prominent RTI Activist & President, RTI Kerala Federation and Mr. Jose Abraham, Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India were pleased to grace the occasion and share their views on the issue. 
Legal Cell had filed a Public Interest Litigation before the Honourable High Court of Delhi and Kerala, challenging the practices of the airlines including the national carrier, Air India on repatriation of dead bodies. And the bench comprising of the Chief Justice and Justice V K Rao issued notice to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Ministry of External Affairs and Air India, seeking their responses.