Gynaecologist held, Palanpur doctors protest
Doctors in Palanpur town of Banaskantha went on strike after a local gynaecologist was arrested for alleged negligence that led to death of a pregnant woman.
About six months ago, a 26-year-old woman, Ramilaben Prajapati from Vesa village in Vadgam taluka of Banaskantha had died in Parth Hospital at Gathaman Gate after heavy bleeding during delivery. Following Prajapati's death, her husband Jagdish lodged an FIR against Nayak accusing him of negligence leading to his wife's death.
After the arrest of Nayak on Thursday, local doctors proceeded on strike. While the Palanpur city unit of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has sought justice for the victim, they have demanded that Nayak be released.....