The appellant is the present National President of IMA, a society registered to uphold the interest of the medical profession and to promote co-operation amongst the members thereof. The plea states that on 30.03.2021, the appellant gave an interview to Christianity Today.
A Delhi Court has observed, "saying Christianity and Allopathy are same and is a gift of western world would be the ‘most inaccurate assertion’…responsibility to act cautiously rests heavily on the shoulder of person who is having higher position. Even his casual remarks have great impact on the society”
The notice lays down rules for the nature of the apology. It says that the guru has to make a new video in which he will contradict all his previous allegations. He has to then circulate it on all the social media platforms where he had uploaded his earlier (original) disparaging videos.
The division bench of Chief Justice Mohammad Rafiq and Justice Vijay Kumar Shukla asked the state government to clarify how many government and private hospitals in the state have been affiliated so far under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme.
There is a sense of grief and disappointment among doctors that despite risking their lives, the centre doesn’t even have data of the frontline workers who died valiantly treating coronavirus patients.