IMA Demands Punjab Health Minister’s Resignation over misbehaviour with VC
On July 29, Punjab Health Minister Chetan Singh Jouramajra visited Guru Gobind Singh Medical hospital and also inspected mattresses being used for patients and made the Vice-Chancellor lie down on the same.
The Doctor's body has demanded an immediate unconditional apology and resignation from the Health Minister of Punjab for his misbehaviour with the Vice Chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences.
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded the resignation of the Punjab Health Minister for misbehaving with Dr Raj Bahadur, as he was made to lie down on a dirty hospital mattress.
On July 29, Punjab Health Minister Chetan Singh Jouramajra visited Guru Gobind Singh Medical hospital and took stock of infrastructure & arrangements. He also inspected mattresses being used for patients and made the Vice-Chancellor lie down on the same upon seeing their poor condition.
The doctors' community is miffed over the treatment meted out to the VC. As per a statement issued by IMA, Raj Bahadur is a learned academician and well-respected Doctor and has done great work for the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences. “He has been instrumental in uplifting the status of the University at a very high level,” reads a statement by IMA.
Indian Medical Association has condemned the derogatory action by the Punjab Health Minister who allegedly humiliated Dr Raj Bahadur. IMA in its statements says: “It is not only humiliation for the respected Vice Chancellor Dr Raj Bahadur, but entire Medical Fraternity across India has been insulted.”
“IMA Demands immediate unconditional apology and resignation from the Health Minister of Punjab for his misbehaviour. IMA appeals to the Chief Minister of Punjab to immediately intervene and take necessary action against the Minister immediately,” says IMA.
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