Indian Medical Affiliation’s (IMA) Thane chapter has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday, condemning the remark made by the Shiv Sena’s Rajya Sabha (RS) member Sanjay Raut a day in the past.
They’ve demanded Raut’s resignation, as RS MP, following his off-the-cuff comment to a Marathi information channel on Sunday that “compounders are higher … I at all times take medicines from a compounder…”
They took exception to the remark, as docs have been front-line staff amid the raging coronavirus illness (Covid-19) outbreak and lots of have succumbed to the viral an infection whereas treating sufferers.
“At a time, when the world is attempting to battle the Covid-19 pandemic, we anticipate a extra optimistic outlook and encouragement in direction of our work and efforts. We now have drawn the CM’s consideration to his (Raut) remark,” mentioned Dr. Santosh Kadam, president, IMA’s Thane chapter.
“At such a important time, we glance as much as the federal government and politicians to face up for front-line staff. We’re working at nice private danger and in addition our dependents. We can not work effectively and sincerely due to such a unfavourable and derogatory remark. We’re demoralised and urge mandatory motion in opposition to him (Raut),” the letter said.