Maharashtra doctors’ association objects to Sanjay Raut’s comments; writes to CM Uddhav Thackeray


MUMBAI: An association of doctors on Monday objected to

Shiv Sena


Sanjay Raut

‘s reported comments on physicians which it deemed as “insulting” to their profession.

The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors



), in a letter addressed to

chief minister Uddhav Thackeray

, who is also the Shiv Sena president, wondered whether he shares Raut’s opinion about medical professionals.

Raut is at the centre of a row after his reported comment that he “never goes to a doctor as they know nothing (about their profession)”.

What does a doctor know. Whenever I need, I take medicines from a compounder, the Rajya Sabha MP had reportedly said.

Expressing displeasure over Raut’s comments, the MARD letter said, The chief minister lauds doctors as corona warriors, but his party colleague bad mouths the same profession. Are we doing all efforts (to combat Covid-19) to listen to such insinuation?.

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