New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has appealed to all doctors to protest against attacks on them and attempts being made to stop the cremation of a doctor who died due to coronavirus in Chennai. The IMA has appealed to its members to light candles on Wednesday at 9 pm as a mark of protest over the incident. IMA has also demanded a stringent law to stop attacks against doctors. Taking serious note of obstructions to the cremation of a Chennai doctor who died of COVID-19, the IMA has also warned of “appropriate retaliatory measures” if the authorities fail to stop such incidents. “It is a matter of great concern that these doctors who had died in their line of duty be treated shabbily and in such an uncivilised manner,” the doctors’ body said in a statement, adding if the state governments do not have the power to stop such incidents, “they lose their moral right to govern”. Referring to the violence and attacks faced by the healthcare workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the IMA said that it has shown much restraint in spite of extreme provocations. “That doesn’t mean our patience is endless. Abuse, violence, spitting, pelting of… Read full this story
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