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Doctors beyond borders: Delhi medics hold health check-up camps for protesting farmers

Several pictures of doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Safdarjung Hospital, Hindu Rao and other hospitals conducting medical check-ups of the farmers have gone viral.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 2, 2020 1:07:43 pm
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As thousands of farmers continued their protest against the Centre’s contentious farm laws in and around Delhi for the sixth consecutive day, doctors from various hospitals across Delhi-NCR expressed solidarity with them and set up medical camps at protest sites.

Several pictures of doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Safdarjung Hospital, Hindu Rao and other hospitals conducting medical check-ups of the farmers have gone viral after being shared by former president of AIIMS Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) Harjit Singh Bhatti through a tweet.

“Organised health camp for our farmers at Singhu Border. Doctors from AIIMS, Safdarjung, Hindu Rao and other hospitals of Delhi came in solidarity for #FarmersProtest. We will organise health-camps at all 5 sites of protest. #DoctorsWithFarmers,” read the twee.

“Expressing its full solidarity with the farmers’ movement, the PMFS has decided to lend its support to the farmers by organising medical relief camps at the protest sites,” stated a press release by the Progressive Medicos and Scientists Forum.

Widely shared on the social media platform, many praised the doctors for coming in support of the farmers.

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