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Medical student of backward class Payal Tadvi commits suicide over torture

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Mumbai: In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old post-graduate student of medical science, Payal Tadvi of Nair hospital in Maharashtra state capital committed suicide after facing torture by her senior from long time.

Dr Payal Tadvi was allegedly bullied by three senior doctors just because she was from a Scheduled cast community. After being badly torture by her seniors Tadvi took this extreme step.

As per our sources, it is said that special provisions were given to minorities in our country for convenience of weaker section than why such kind of incidents continue to exist.

 

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The Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Monday called death of Dr Payal Salman Tadvi as “A murder of the protection given to the Scheduled Tribes.”

According to sources, Payal was a medical student in Mumbai and she belongs to scheduled tribal community.

“The suicide of the brilliant Dr Payal Tadvi belonging to the scheduled tribal community is a result of comments against her caste and the reservation system. This is a case of murder. It is a murder of the protection given by the constitution. Is this the direction the country is heading towards?” This statement was twitted by Yadav.

Tadvi was 23 year-old and a postgraduate student at Nair hospital in Mumbai. She ends up her life on May 22.

 

Backward class medical student Payal Tadvi commits suicide over torture for caste:

 

Payal was allegedly harassed by three senior doctors. They used to comment on her caste. And that’s how she forces herself to take such a big step after being mentally torture.

As per our sources, a notice has issued by Maharashtra state commission for women to Dean of BYL Nair Hospital seeking report on action taken in case.

According to Dr Tadvi’s mother Abeda she was continuously tortured by three senior doctors- Hema Ahuja, Bhakti Mehar and Ankit Khandilwal.

 

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Abeda’s stated that “whenever she used to speak to me on phone, she would say ‘these (three senior doctors) people torture me as I belong to a tribal community, use cattiest slurs.’ we want justice for her”.

As soon as BYL Nair Hospital administration came to know about Abeda’s statement, it formed an anti-ragging committee to dig into Payal’s suicide case.

These three doctors have been suspended by Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD). They wrote a letter to association, pleading them to fairly probe the issue. Nair Hospital Student commits suicide on being ragged for her caste.

 

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Love and affection of fans are like debt which I wouldn’t like to repay: Amitabh

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Panaji: Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday said that the love and affection of his fans over the years is a debt he would never like to repay.

Big B was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), where he was also felicitated along with another film icon, Rajinikanth.

“I would like to thank my fans the most. In highs and lows you have been with me and I have always been saying this — I am in debt of your love and affection. I do not want to repay the debt, because I would like to keep it forever,” Bachchan said.

Commenting on his relationship with Rajinikanth, Bachchan said that he treats the latter like a member of his family.

“I consider Rajinikanth as a member of my family. We keep nagging each other. We both give advice to each other, but sometimes we do not listen to the advice. But this is how a relationship is. He has come from such humble beginnings. He inspires us every day and every night,” Bachchan said.

Among the highlights at the 50th edition of IFFI is a special retrospective section featuring films starring Bachchan.

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