Central Govt brings Ordinance to end violence: Up to 7 year jail for attacking health workers

Following concerns from the medical community, the Union Cabinet today voted to perpetrate acts of violence against doctors and other medical workers as a visible and unaffordable crime. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Cabinet approved the enactment of an Ordinance amending the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.

by Niranjani Jesentha Kumari Prabagararaj

Updated: Apr 22, 2020 16:22 IST

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