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30th August, 2017
IMA Fast for Non Violence on 2nd October 

Dear Colleague
During the recent meeting of IMA National Action Group, it has been decided to observe "IMA Fast for Non Violence", a Dawn to Dusk Fast by every Branch and every member of IMA on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, October 2, 2017 from 6.00 am to 6.00 pm, to mark our continuing Satyagraha to the Government to take action on our demands.
All Medical Organizations and Associations (FOMA) and all members of IMA are requested through our State & Local Leaders to observe the fast on 2nd October 2017, in support of our pending demands.
The broad guidelines for observing the above Fast shall be as follows:-
  • Pandals to be erected near the District Collectorate in all the Districts of the country.
  • Prominent leaders of the district to take part in the Fast.
  • Necessary banners, backdrops and Placards to be prepared and displayed in the Pandal (content will be made available soon on IMA website).
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