GMC not responsible for suicide tragedy, says Rane

09 Dec 2018 07:42 PM

The Health Minister Vishwajit Rane is planning to install grills on the balconies of GMC as a precautionary measures after Saturday's'suicide by a senior citizen.

The  proposal has already been passed at a meeting convened with GSIDC.

However, Vishwajit has refused to take the blame for the suicide. He said that the deceased took his own life over his health.

But the congress has questioned this stand and want an investigation into the matter. 

Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane said that the on 64-year-old patient who committed suicide at GMC Ravindra Chandru Naik ended his life due to health issues and no one should hold GMC responsible for this.

Naik who was a patient at the GMC jumped from the second floor on Saturday morning.

The GMC authorities have already conducted preliminary inquiry into it. Naik was suffering with  acute and chronic kidney diseases as well as heart related issues.  

On Sunday, the Congress criticized government over Saturday's suicide and demanded an investigation into the case.

Congress alleges that the senior citizen suicide could have been abetted and wants the allegation investigated. 

Desk: Sameep Narvekar | Camera: Shyam Chari

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