Opposition takes on govt over SKIMS controversy stages walkout

Srinagar: The opposition members on Thursday staged walk out over the raging controversy over SKIMS Soura.

According to the KNS correspondent,  the opposition leaders including NC MLA Mian Altaf, MLA Langate, Er Rasheed pressed on speaker Kavinder Gupta to direct the government to debate over the issue of removal of Prof A G hanger as director SKIMS a few days ago.

“SKIMS sub ki property hai, man maani nahi chalay gi,” MLA Kangan Mian Altaf told the house.

The government told the house emergency as well as the OPD at SKIMS was functioning.

The opposition members remained unmoved challenging the health minister over his statement.

“The doctors are on strike,” Altaf said, “patients coming from faraway places are not being admitted while as surgery department is defunct.”

The opposition members walked in to well and later staged walk-out at around 10:52 am. (KNS) 

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