Mumbai: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Rais sheik has claimed that doctors at civic-run hospitals asked Muslim patients to shave off beard before they perform surgery on them and sought-after a ban on this observe.
Sheikh, the SP’s cluster leader within the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has written a letter to civic commissioner Ajoy Mehta, claiming doctors at BMC run hospitals raise Muslim patients to shave off their beard before playing even surgical process.
The SP corporator aforementioned, “Keeping a beard is long-cherished a part of our religion and that i have received many complaints from our Muslim brother patients UN agency say doctors advise them to shave off beard before playing even surgical process.”
He said, “I have demanded that Mehta instruct doctors to raise patients to shave off beard only it’s extraordinarily necessary.”
The leader aforementioned, the BMC’s health department has taken notice of his criticism and framed a policy to stop doctors from resorting to the observe.
However, this might not be at once substantiated with civic officers.
Sheikh was among the corporators UN agency had within the past raised associate objection to form ”Surya Namaskar” (Sun salutation) required in BMC colleges.(FA9NEWS)