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Doctors in Hajin allege unparliamentary language by DC Bandipora

“Issue went off out of proportion”: DC

 Srinagar,April 09  : Doctors in Hajin block have gone on strike after DC Bandipora allegedly resort to unparliamentary language with a doctor who allowed three persons to walk home after completing fourteen days of quarantine period. Meanwhile the concern Deputy Commissioner (DC) refuted allegations and said the issue has been twisted and went “out of proportion.”Several medicos expressed resentment over the alleged misbehave by DC Bandipora Shahbaz Mirza who according to doctors abused one of their colleagues Dr Nisar. According to doctors, the medical experts and other health workers are working day and night to deal Covid-19 patients but in wake of spike in positive cases, the medical staff working in block are not receiving cooperation from district administration.They said yesterday Dr Nisar who is in-charge of quarantine centre established in Block Hajin, discharged three persons after completing fourteen days of quarantine period and other medical protocol but when it came to the notice of Deputy Commissioner Bandipora he dialed Dr Nisar and misbehaved and abused him for no fault.They questioned if there existed any fault by medical staff, DC should have approached his subordinate for dealing the issue but instead he dialed Dr Nisar and abused him which is highly condemnable act on part of administration.Doctors said they have decided to go on strike to protest this highhandedness of officials but clarified we are ready to sacrifice our lives too for the sake of nation whenever need arises.Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Shabaz Mirza Said that the issue went off “out of proportion”. He said the work of medical staff at this juncture is recognised and praiseworthy.He said in current circumstances, such issues are being floated out of context but instead of giving space to disparities, we all should fight together against Covid-19 pandemic. He added that all the three discharged persons have been brought back for keeping them into further quarantine.
“District administration is at the back of doctors and salute the services rendered by medicos in current situation”, he added.

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