Delhi police remove medics from protest site [GROUND REPORT]

NEET-PG advice delay: Delhi police remove medics from protest site [GROUND REPORT]| Photo credit: Times Now

Highlights

  • Police personnel launched efforts at the ITO protest site where medical residents were staging a protest against the NEET-PG 2021 board delay.
  • The doctors were forcibly loaded onto buses by the police.
  • Male police officers manhandled female doctors, according to several doctors.

New Delhi: The ITO protest site – where medical residents were agitating against the delay of the admission test to the national cumulative admissibility (NEET) PG 2021 – was the scene of a great drama on Monday as the Delhi police have launched efforts to leave the site.

Hundreds of resident doctors were protesting at ITO as part of the nationwide unrest called by FORDA over repeated delays in NEET-PG 2021 council. However, Delhi Police personnel have started cleaning up the site. of the event. They forcibly put protesting doctors on buses that were to be taken to unspecified locations. Female doctors have been manhandled by male police officers, several doctors said amid loud slogans.

Several video clips showing medics being held inside buses by police have surfaced. After the arrests, the remaining protesters rose up in resistance to prevent buses from leaving the protest site, Mirror Now’s Ayushmann Kumar reports.

It can be noted that earlier today, the police blocked doctors from appearing before the Supreme Court to highlight the delay of the NEET-PG 2021 council. The doctors were heading to the Supreme Court of Maulana Azad Medical College in the aim to intensify the agitation. However, the police arrested them on their way to the higher court.

The call for national unrest was announced by FORDA after the Center informed the Supreme Court that the council for NEET PG medical courses will be postponed for another four weeks as it decided to reconsider the annual income criteria of Rs 8 lakh to determine Low Section Category (EWS) for reservation in admissions. The court appreciated the Center for its decision and set January 6 as the date of the next hearing.