Sopore : A protest demonstration was held outside Mother and Child Hospital at Iqbal Market in Sopore town against the transfer of a lady doctor.
Scores of patients assembled outside MCH Sopore and blocked road at Iqbal Market leading to bus stand against the alleged transfer of doctors, slogans were raised against Block Medical Officer and Cheif Medical officer.
The protestors were demanding immediate revocation of transfer orders of the doctor.
The transfer of Dr Kaisara (Gynecologist) will drastically affect the healthcare in the hospital, said Mymoona a patient, she said that unannounced transfer of doctors from Sopore has become routine and it always results in more suffering of the people here in town.
Meanwhile after getting assurance from Station House Officer protest was disrupted peacefully.
Block Medical Officer of Sopore, Dr Sami terming transfer of doctors baseless and said that for the period of one week few doctors will perform their duty at District Hospital Baramulla on emergency bases and in return we will get another doctor to attend patients at her place.
2015 Kashmir Despatch