A round issued by the Nursing Superintendent of the hospital mentioned GIPMER had acquired a grievance towards using the Malayalam language.
“A grievance has been acquired relating to the Malayalam language is getting used for communication in working locations in GIPMER. Whereas most affected person and colleagues have no idea this language and really feel helpless inflicting lots of inconveniences,” the round learn.
“So it’s directed to all Nursing Personnel to make use of solely Hindi and English for communication in any other case critical motion will likely be taken,” it added.
Commenting on the matter, Congress MP KC Venugopal urged Union Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan to order a direct withdrawal of the “weird” and “unconstitutional” round issued by the authorities of GIPMER.
“I urge to Hon‘ble well being Minister @drharshvardhan to order a direct withdrawal of the weird & unconstitutional round issued by the authorities of GIPMER,” Venugopal tweeted.
“Nurses from Kerala are sincerely discharging their duties the world over and caring for the sufferers. Naturally, nurses belonging to the identical area would communicate the language amongst themselves as it’s their mom tongue. It’s illogical to imagine that they’d communicate of their mom tongue to an individual who cannot communicate that language. The round is, undoubtedly, extremely discriminatory and denying the essential basic proper assured by our structure,” the Congress MP said within the letter.
Congress Lok Sabha MP from Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor known as the round and a violation of the essential human rights of Indian residents.
“It boggles the thoughts that in democratic India a authorities establishment can inform its nurses to not communicate of their mom tongue to others who perceive them. That is unacceptable, crude, offensive and a violation of the essential human rights of Indian residents. A reprimand is overdue,” Tharoor tweeted. (ANI)