Punjab well being minister Chetan Singh Jouramajra, who was not too long ago criticised for publicly humiliating a senior well being official within the state on digital camera, has discovered himself in one more uncomfortable state of affairs. Days after Dr Raj Bahadur, vice chancellor of Baba Farid College of Well being Sciences, stop after being humiliated by Mr Jouramajra, it has emerged that former state Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s sister-in-law Dr Maninder Kaur had additionally opted for untimely retirement after being rebuked by him.
Ms Kaur is the spouse of Mr Channi’s brother Dr Manohar Singh, who had unsuccessfully contested as an Impartial from Bassi Pathana within the current state Meeting polls. Though Dr Singh claims his spouse had opted for retirement earlier than the well being minister’s go to, sources say the switch checklist that got here out after Mr Jouramajra’s go to to her hospital, and had her title in it, was the explanation for her quitting the job.
Mr Jouramajra had reportedly lashed out at Dr Kaur for non-functional followers and lack of cleanliness throughout his go to to Kharar Civil Hospital the place Dr Kaur was posted as a senior medical officer.
In the meantime, Dr Raj Bahadur has not joined again regardless of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann apologising to him.
Though Mr Mann apologised to Dr Bahadur, the Aam Aadmi Celebration spokesperson has backed the well being minister for his ‘routine inspections’.
The incident involving Dr Maninder Kaur occurred final month, greater than 10 days earlier than Dr Raj Bahadur was compelled to lie down on a unclean hospital mattress. She was then transferred from Mohali district to Barnala district.
She was shifted from the Kharar civil hospital to Dhanaula within the Barnala district two days after the go to of Well being Minister Chetan Singh Jouramajra to the Kharar civil hospital, the place she was posted as a senior medical officer, sources say.
“My spouse has taken untimely retirement due to private causes,” Manohar Singh, has, nonetheless, contended.
“We live in Kharar and we can not shift to Barnala,” he added.
Final week, Aam Aadmi Celebration MLA from Jalandhar West Sheetal Angural went to the district administrative workplace and tried to drag up workers and officers going stay on his Fb web page. Upset over his behaviour, your entire workers of the complicated introduced to go on indefinite strike. The MLA later apologised on digital camera after intervention from the Chief Minister’s workplace.