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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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PM pitches for ‘One Nation, One Election’ as need of India

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday pitched for ‘One Nation, One Election’, saying it is the need of India as polls taking place every few months impact development works.

Addressing the concluding session of the 80th All India Presiding Officers Conference via video conference, Modi also paid homage to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks and asserted that India is fighting terrorism now with new policy and new process.

Noting that it was the biggest terror strike on India, Modi said India can never forget the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.

On November 26, 2008, ten Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists from Pakistan arrived through sea and opened fire, killing 166 people, including 18 security personnel, and injuring many during the 60-hour siege in Mumbai.

Pitching strongly for ‘One Nation, One Election’, Modi said it is not just a matter of debate, this is the need of India.

“Elections are held at different places every few months, the impact it has on development works is known to all. Therefore, it is a must to have deep study and deliberation on ‘One Nation, One Election’,” Modi said.

The prime minister also suggested a single voters’ list for Lok Sabha, assembly and panchayat polls, saying separate lists are a waste of resources.

Legislature, Executive and Judiciary should work with better coordination and national interest should be the basis for every decision, Modi said.

“We must remember that when politics take over people and nation-first policies, the nation has to pay adversely in such situations,” he said.

He also cited the example of delay in the completion of the Sardar Sarovar Dam, saying it kept lingering and was completed after years.

“This could have happened earlier if development was given precedence. Those who stalled it, have no repentance,” he said in a clear attack on the Congress.

Underlining that there is no place for politics of untouchability, Modi cited the example of the Statue of Unity built by his government for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel despite him not being from the BJP or the Jana Sangh.

Constitution is our guiding light to take on challenges in the 21st century and national interest should be our basis for every decision, Modi said

He called for raising awareness about the Constitution.

“Our Constitution has many features but one very special feature is the importance given to duties. Mahatma Gandhi was very keen about this. He saw a close link between rights and duties. He felt that once we perform our duties, rights will automatically be safeguarded,” Modi said.

He also referred to the practice of KYC (know your customer) in the corporate world and said there should be a similar KYC drive in the form of Know Your Constitution to popularise the Constitution and its different features.

The All India Presiding Officers Conference began in 1921, and the Gujarat event marks its centenary year.

The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Harmonious Coordination between Legislature, Executive and Judiciary- Key to a Vibrant Democracy’.

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