DAK calls for black band protest against harassment of doctors - Kashmir Student Alerts

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Tuesday, 26 May 2020

DAK calls for black band protest against harassment of doctors

DAK calls for black band protest against harassment of doctors

Srinagar, May 26 :-Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday announced black band protest across Jammu and Kashmir following back to back episodes in which doctors were manhandled, harassed and not allowed to reach their duties amid COVID-19 outbreak.
On Tuesday, Chief Medical Officer, Bandipora Dr Tajamul Hussain was stopped by police while he was on way to inspect a quarantine centre and sample collection centre in Bnadipora.
President DAK, Dr Suhial Naik said in a statement that in the past 48 hours, three doctors who were on their duty, were harassed and manhandled by police.
“We are announcing a one day black band protest on Wednesday (27 May) against the accesses by government forces against the healthcare providers,” he said.
Naik appealed doctors, paramedics, and other related staff of J&K to wear black bands on Wednesday to protest the injustice meted out with the health care professionals.