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19th August, 2017
Gorakhpur Tragedy: Findings of the IMA Inquiry Committee
Dr KK Aggarwal
National President, IMA

The Gorakhpur tragedy, where many innocent lives were lost, has shaken the nation and stirred a debate in the country.
Taking cognizance of the seriousness of the situation, Indian Medical Association (IMA) HQs constituted an Inquiry Committee comprising of Prof KP Kushwaha, Former Principal & Head, Dept of Pediatrics, Medical College Gorakhpur; Dr Ashok Agarwal, National Vice President IMA and Dr BB Gupta, President IMA Gorakhpur Branch.

The committee also asked the following doctors to appear before it to present their case.
  • Prof Dr Rajiv Mishra, Principal BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur at the time of the incident
  • Prof Dr Satish Kumar, Head, Dept. of Anaesthesia, Medical College, Gorakhpur
  • Dr Mahima Mittal, Associate Prof, Dept. of Paediatrics, Medical College, Gorakhpur
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