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'Centre should bring law to protect doctors from assault'

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 20: The Delhi Medical Association on Monday urged the central government to bring a strong law to protect medical practitioners from physical assault while on duty. In a letter written to Prime Minister rendra Modi, the association’s president Ajay Lekhi also said that police have not increased their personnel at government hospitals despite state orders. “Even if the Delhi medicare services personnel and medicare institutions Act 2008 was duly notified to prevent such incidents and made assault on doctors, while on duty, a non-bailable offence, the police is not aware of it,” said the letter. (IANS)

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