Mob assaults 2 resident doctors at JLN medical college, medicos demand action
Ajmer: Two on duty resident doctors attached to Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JLN Medical College), Ajmer were brutally assaulted by a mob following the death of a patient. The incident triggered the medicos who protested against the attack, and held candle march demanding immediate arrest of the culprits.
The victim doctors were first-year residents who were rushed to the emergency ward as they suffered internal bleeding and grave injuries during the attack.
Standing in solidarity with the protesting doctors, the Federation of All India Medical Association (FAIMA) has also urged the authorities to take necessary action against the offenders.
Dr. Rohan Krishnan, National Vice-President of FAIMA briefed about the incident and told Medical Dialogues, " A woman was admitted in the facility on 30th August and she had multiple comorbidities. She was suffering from heart and lungs problems. She passed away on 31st August, the resident doctors clearly informed the patient's daughter about her deteriorating health condition."
"However, the kin of the patient started creating a ruckus in the hospital premises and resorted to violence. They attacked two of the doctors, Dr Saurav Bangda, and Dr Trivendra Jangid, both were first-year residents who just completed their hour-long shifts. The condition of the doctors was critical", added the doctor.