Death of postpartum mother: People demand immediate suspension of doctor

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Death of postpartum mother: People demand immediate suspension of doctor

Death of postpartum mother: People demand immediate suspension of doctor

Srinivas Badkar   ¦    Sep 06, 2020 10:59:02 AM (IST)

Death of postpartum mother: People demand immediate suspension of doctor-1

Karwar: Members of various organizations and fishermen blamed Dr. Shivananda Kudthalakar for the death of the newborn's mother here at the Institute of Medical Sciences and demanded his suspension with immediate effect.

Members of various organizations who staged a massive procession in the city gathered at the DC office to protest. They said that the family members of Geeta Banawali (28), resident of Sarvodaya Nagar, who died on September 3, had lodged a complaint against Dr. Shivananda Kudthalakar at the city police station. Protestors alleged that the doctor had not been arrested.

Protestors also alleged that there are various complaints against the gynecologist. He takes money to do delivery and proceed with cesarean even if it is not required. Hospital had an atmosphere of oppression by him. Geeta Banawali gave birth to a baby on August 31 and was in good health. She was taken for vasectomy surgery on September 3. She was very normal before the surgery and due to negligence she died, protestors added.