The CPI (M) state unit today sought action against the Congress Legislator Mr. Bambar Thakur for misbehaving and threatening a Medical officer while performing his duty at Bilaspur yesterday. Party state secretariat member Dr. Kuldeep Singh Tanwar demanded in a press statement that a high-level probe should be lodged against legislator after registering FIR in the matter.
State health Minster Mr. Kaul Singh should expect to come in rescue of victim medical officer, intervening in the issue, he said. The party is seeking strong notice on alleged complaint made by the official said that misconduct with an officer on duty is cause of concern in the peaceful State like Himachal Pradesh.
Terming the incident 2nd in a month, party said that no Government servant should be force to do unlawful act while serving in the office. The Party said that doctor has made a complaint with the police that he was pressed to issue certificate of complete disability to a person unlawfully by the MLA who was found by him 60 percent disable. Alleging the police to not act on the pressure of MLA he said FIR should be lodged on the complaint immediately.
Dr. Tanwar said that MLA have been accused by an Indian Forest Service officer for physically assaulting and threatening him similarly merely a month back. Party alleged that issue was sorted in hurry under the pressure and intervention of Chief Minister and Government as MLA and forest officer ended up the matter with mutual compromise.
”If the government had acted against the MLA promptly then the he should not act similarly against another officer again” Mr. Tanwar said. Party alleged that government was allowing the MLA to unleash reign of terror against the officials who are refusing to serve under pressure of public representatives. In Shilai sub-division of Sirmaur a division Forest officer was shuffled under the pressure of politician and contractor he added.