Media physique seeks judicial probe into suicide by journalist present process remedy at AIIMS


New Delhi, July 7

A media physique on Tuesday demanded a judicial inquiry into the demise of a 37-year-old journalist present process remedy for COVID-19 on the AIIMS Trauma Centre right here after he allegedly jumped off the fourth flooring of the hospital constructing.

In an announcement, the Press Association, a media physique of accredited journalists, additionally appealed to the federal government to sanction funds to the following of kin of the deceased as assist on this grave disaster.

Journalist Tarun Sisodia labored for a Hindi every day and lived together with his spouse and two kids in northeast Delhi’s Bhajanpura.

Sisodia jumped from the fourth flooring of the Trauma Centre on Monday and was shifted to the ICU, Devender Arya, Deputy Commissioner of Police (southwest) had mentioned.

The police have mentioned that they initiated inquest proceedings.

Doctors on the Trauma Centre, which has been transformed right into a devoted COVID-19 facility, tried to revive him however he succumbed to the accidents, hospital authorities had mentioned.

In letters to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar, the Press Association demanded a judicial inquiry into the incident which may convey the reality to mild.

Following the incident, Health Minister Vardhan had requested the AIIMS director to arrange a panel to probe the matter.

“I ordered AIIMS Director to immediately constitute an official inquiry into this incident, following which a high-level committee has been set up & shall submit its report within 48 hours,” he had tweeted.

The Press Association mentioned the inquiry that the federal government has ordered consisting of division heads of AIIMS, will not be acceptable because the incident occurred within the institute.

Sisodia was the only bread earner in his household and is survived by his spouse and two younger daughters, it mentioned.

The authorities ought to sanction funds to the following of kin of the deceased, the assertion mentioned.

The Press Association had earlier urged the Centre to increase a Rs 50 lakh insurance coverage cowl to working journalists who like all different well being professionals are combating in opposition to coronavirus. PTI



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