Govt considers law to protect medical practitioners from ‘violence’

Dr Sachin Vaish, general secretary of the association said that the draft has been adapted from similar Acts in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa. The idea behind the act is to create a deterrent for the offenders who indulge in acts of violence against medical service providers, he said.

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