Govt sacks Dr Nisar, DAK threatens stir

SRINAGAR: Castigating Police for implicating Dr Nisar-ul-Hasan in a false case to pave way for his ‘manipulated’ suspension, Doctors Association of Kashmir Tuesdaywarned that all they will suspend their work in all the hospitals in case the suspension order is not revoked.

Spokesperson DAK while condemning the suspension of its President termed it desperation and frustration of the government. He said that this ‘dictatorial and authoritative tactics’ of government has infuriated public and doctors in particular.

Spokesperson said that Dr Nisar was booked by police on frivolous case and was arrested while on emergency duty attending sick patients thus crossing all limits of human rights abuses.

“Police deliberately did not submit report in time before honorable court and delayed the grant of bail to Dr Nisar. This was a conspiracy hatched by police so that Dr Nisar is suspended.The arrest and then suspension of Dr Nisar is a vendetta against him which came after DAK issued a statement against highhandedness of police. Police had entered hospital theaters with shoes on and harassed doctors for treating injured youth.”

DAK said that Dr Nisar is Assistant Professor Medicine at SMHS hospital in charge of treatment of patients, teaching and research. Suspension of Dr Nisar will affect patient care and teaching in SMHS hospital. Poor and needy will suffer.    Earlier DAK President was arrested on raising voice against fake drug perpetrators who are still roaming free.

“DAK is committed to its obligation of raising social issues apart from health related issues. By this shameful act of arrest and suspension DAK is given to understand that social evils in our society are state backed.The arrest and suspension will not deter our resolve and DAK will continue to react on social issues.”

The spokesperson said that DAK has decided that doctors will wear black bands tomorrow on May 28 in protest to suspension order of Dr Nisar. If the suspension order is not revoked immediately we will be left with no option than to shut down hospitals and the onus will lie on the government.

Meanwhile Chairman of Hurriyat G Syed Ali Geelani threw his behind Dr Nisarul Hassan, stating that the arrest and subsequent sacking of Dr Nisar was actually an expression of  political vendetta by the government. “Everybody here has a right to uphold whatever ideology he or she likes. Dr Nisar is a pro-freedom persons and the government is trying to victimize him,”Geelani said in a statement

Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Mohammad Yasin Malik has also strongly condemned the government order of suspending Dr Nisar Ul Hassan of Doctors Association Kashmir.

According to a statement , Malik while terming this act of ruler’s and puppet authorities as glaring example of revengeful behavior said that ruler’s are suppressing every voice of dissent by brute force and suspending Dr Nisar-Ul-Hassan shows the level of frustration these rulers and their puppet authorities are suffering from. Malik  said that rulers through this unilateral state sponsored violence have shown that they can come down to any extent while oppressing the voices of dissent.

JKLF chairman said that only day before employees of PHE were cane charged and dozens of employees were ruthlessly beaten up by police .These poor employees were only protesting peacefully for their demands but met with a brute force. Yasin Sahib stressed upon the human rights organizations and civil societies to intervene and save people from oppressive behavior of ruler’s and their forces.

Meanwhile Malik has expressed his heart felt grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Sheikh Mohammad Khalil of Trehgam kupwara. The deceased was the uncle of JKLF leader Sheikh Mohammad Afzal. Malik while expressing condolences to the bereaved family prayed for the heavenly abode of the deceased.

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