Outstanding affiliation representing medical doctors in Gujarat on Monday approached the Ahmedabad metropolis police and sought registration of an FIR towards yoga guru Ramdev for his alleged disparaging remarks towards trendy medication and its practitioners.
Senior medical doctors and office-bearers of the Gujarat unit of the Indian Medical Affiliation (IMA) and the Ahmedabad Medical Affiliation (AMA) submitted separate functions to the Navrangpura police, in search of motion towards Ramdev, who’s within the eye of a storm over his remarks on allopathy and vaccines.
They urged the police to lodge an FIR towards Ramdev below related sections of the Epidemic Ailments Act and the Catastrophe Administration Act (invoked in view of the COVID-19 pandemic).
Police mentioned they’ve accepted the “memorandums” from the medical doctors.
“Now we have accepted the memorandums given by the IMA and the AMA. Nonetheless, the difficulty they’ve raised is past our jurisdiction,” mentioned Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone-1, Ravindra Patel.
No FIR can be lodged within the metropolis, he mentioned.
Within the utility, the IMA alleged that Ramdev was making an attempt to incite individuals towards medical doctors by claiming that allopathy is a “silly science” and “lakh of individuals died after consuming allopathy medicines”.
“Ramdev talked garbage about trendy medication. He even mentioned individuals needn’t take vaccine towards coronavirus. If individuals don’t take vaccine, will probably be troublesome to cease the third (coronavirus) wave.
“We would like the police to take motion towards Ramdev for his feedback,” mentioned Dr Devendra Patel, President, IMA-Gujarat.
Dr Mona Desai, quick previous president, AMA, mentioned on the time of a pandemic, Ramdev is “misguiding individuals” and utilizing “dangerous phrases” for medical doctors who’ve served individuals by risking their very own lives.
AMA president Kirit Gadhavi even sought urgent of sedition costs towards Ramdev for “downplaying the significance of coronavirus vaccine”.