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Tripura Doctor Was Beaten Unconscious : Health Minister Gives Up Security in Protest

Tripura health minister Sudip Roy Barman on Friday gave up his security citing increased cases of violence against doctors in state hospitals.

“I would request you to ensure all the criminals behind such inhumane and barbaric acts for the last one year are taken to ask and also ensure than criminals released on bail in regards to Dr Dipankar Debnath case is challenged before an appropriate forum,” he wrote in a letter to chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb.

Debnath is now under treatment at the Govind Ballabh Pant Medical College and Hospital, where his condition is said to be “out of danger”. Five people were arrested in connection with the incident, but they got bail from a lower court.

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