Condemning authorities for alleged inaction against persons responsible for supplying ‘spurious drugs’ to hospitals in valley, High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has said that the inaction is a violation of human rights of Kashmiris.
In a statement issued here, the Bar Association said the spurious drugs supplied to the Kashmir hospitals by the supplier, which has been given to the patients, has resulted in deterioration of their health rather than accelerating the process of recovery.
“The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association Srinagar held an emergency meeting of its Executive to discuss this issue. Apart from condemning the inaction of the Govt. to take appropriate action against the persons responsible, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association Srinagar is of considered opinion that this inaction is also violation of the human rights of the Kashmiris”, the statement issued by Bar General Secretary to KNS today said.
He said that in case the government. fails to take any action against the culprits and against the members of the purchase committee who approved such drugs to be used in Kashmir hospitals, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association Srinagar would be compelled to initiate proceedings in this regard before the Hon’ble High Court at Srinagar.
“It was also deiced by the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association Srinagar that on this issue there would be interacting with the Doctors Association Kashmir who had already raised their voice against this scandal”, he added.
“It was also decided by the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association Srinagar to hold a conference with regard to the drug used in the Kashmir hospitals and the remedial measures to be taken, to stop such supply of drugs in future, on a date to be intimated later on”.
He said that as a mark of protest against the inaction of the government to initiate action against the wrong doers/suppliers of the spurious drug supplied to the Kashmir hospitals, the Bar Association has decided to suspend the work on Saturday April 20, 2013.