ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Arrest of Saibal Jana

Medico Friend Circle (MFC), a national level network of health professionals and activists, are shocked and pained by the arrest and detention of its long-standing, senior member—Doctor Saibal Jana.

Jana is chief physician at the Shaheed Hospital in Dalli Rajhara, Chhattisgarh. The hospital was founded in 1983 by Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha, led by the late Shankar Guha Niyogi, and was started with money and labour contri­buted by the workers of the area. The Shaheed Hospital is affordable and attracts patients from a radius of a hundred kilometres. It is self-sufficient and is part of the RSBY network of empanelled hospitals.

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