Sit in protest staged

IMPHAL, Feb 12
A sit in protest was staged by Teachers and Medical Officers Association (TAMOA), RIMS in the hospital campus today supporting the Pan India Relay Hunger Strike from February 1 till 14 by Indian Medical Association (IMA) Headquarters against mixing up of traditional and modern  systems of medicine.
The sit in protest was attended by around 50 faculty members and medical officers of RIMS.
It may be mentioned that IMA initiated the protest demanding the withdrawal of the Gazette notification by the Central Council of India Medicine (CCIM) empowering an Ayush doctor to pursue two years of training in Tantra Shalya and thereafter perform 48 different kinds of surgeries which earlier was not possible.