Male Police lathicharged health workers in front of GMC hospital, Jammu

It was the most shocking news which reached Panthers Party Headquarters at Jammu that hundreds of female and male health workers were beaten brutally by all male police at Jammu while they were peacefully resorting to dharna in front of Government Medical College and hospital, Jammu this afternoon. Prof. Bhim Singh, President of J&K National Panthers Party got this information while he was under doctor’s treatment in Jammu that hundreds of female health workers who were engaged by the Department to work in the newly built hospital at Jammu.

Prof.Bhim Singh expressed shock that hundreds of health workers, most of them females, were engaged a couple of months’ back by the Health Department, J&K and were suddenly shut out from the Department. The health workers, mostly females, resorted to peaceful dharna in front of the GMC hospital , Jammu against the Department for shutting them out so brutally, illegally inhumanly and unconstitutionally.

Prof.Bhim Singh said in his statement that he was shocked at the most unfortunate situation and the treatment of health workers they were provided by the police unlawfully and demanded immediate appropriate action against the authorities for illegally terminating their services which is against the law and the Constitution.

Prof.Bhim Singh also conveyed to the Panthers Party leadership and the members of the Working Committee to take up this issue by peaceful means and in accordance to the law against the authorities for illegally terminating services of health workers and also urged Lt. Governor of J&K, Mr. Manoj Sinha who has been a Member of Parliament and a Central Minister also to take up stern action against the Health Department for terminating their services illegally and with malafide intention.