Gandhi Medical College Molestation Case: Angry medicos demand dismissal of dean, hostel chief warden
Bhopal: Days after the horrific incident of molestation and robbery inside the girl's hostel of Gandhi Medical College (GMC), the infuriated medical students uphold the protest demanding the dismissal of the GMC dean Dr Aruna Kumar, hostel chief warden and other wardens.
Despite efforts by Bhopal Divisional Commissioner, Kalpana Shrivastava to pacify the medicos by assuring them that the security and safety measures would be beefed up, the GMC students did not relent.
Besides the protest, many took to the social platform to vent their grievances regarding the concern;
— Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal (@BhopalGandhi) October 7, 2019
JDA , GMC Bhopal threatened by government authorities on continuing the strike.
YES , THIS IS DEMOCRACY!
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— Mahek Sodani (@sodani_mahek) October 6, 2019
Over 300 GMC students under the umbrella of Junior Doctors’ Association (JUDA) gathered at the GMC auditorium after a junior doctor- a PG medical student associated with the state-run Gandhi Medical College attached to Hamidia Hospital was molested and robbed by an unidentified person who entered her hostel room through the window.
Angry junior doctors of the hospital, immediately stopped work demanding the arrest of the culprit and greater security for the doctors at the hospital premises. Doctors specifically pointed out that girls’ hostel of Gandhi Medical College attached to Hamadia Hospital did not have CCTVs.
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Their agitation entered the third day of protest and demanded that responsibility for robbery incident must be fixed. They further demanded the dismissal of the GMC dean Dr Aruna Kumar, hostel chief warden and other wardens.
GMC students have also found support from their counterparts in other government-run medical colleges.