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Tabla artist dies, negligence by doctor alleged

Allegation has been raised over negligence of doctor is responsible for the death of a renowned Tabla artist Jiban Bhattacharjee, Kowai .

Jiban Bhattacharjee was a renowned tabla artist of the Kowai town and playing tabla maintained his livelihood amd maintained his family.

He died on January 26 after being treated by Dr P K Majumder and shortly after consuming the medicines prescribed by him in his private Chamber.

Supta Bhattacharjee, wife of the 63 year old artist in a letter to the Health Minister Sudip Barman has said on January 26 her husband went to the private chamber of Dr P K Majumder who was the Chief Medical Officer with severe pain in his chest but the doctor very casually treated him and prescribed some medicine.

She alleged that after consuming the medicine his pain aggravated and after being taken to the district hospital the doctor said he died of heart attack.

She alleged that the life of her husband could have saved if the doctor was serious.


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