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Shiv Sena Leader Sanjay Raut’s “irresponsible comments” leave Doctors furious and upset amid COVID

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday held the World Health Organisation (WHO) responsible for the spread of Coronavirus and questioned the authority of the global health watchdog. Comparing the WHO with the CBI, he said it is a group assembled by getting people, including doctors, from everywhere.

Sanjay Raut also claimed that he doesn’t take medicines from doctors, but prefers to consult compounders as they are more knowledgeable than doctors.

The BJP has condemned Shiv Sena leader’s statement and demanded an apology from him. According to the BJP, Mr Raut insulted the doctors, who are playing a key role during this pandemic.

Sanjay Raut said in an interview with the regional television news channel that, “The WHO is a group of people. So what if the doctors are also part of their team. In reality, the compounder knows more than the doctors. I always prefer taking medicine from the compounder than the doctor”. He further added, “People should not rely on WHO much as the Covid-19 is spreading because of them.”

While BJP spokesperson Ram Kulkarni said that the Raut has insulted them by making such statements as doctors are second to god.

However, for making such a statement publicly the leader should apologize to the doctors of the state and the countr



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