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UP government suspends recruitment of doctors in Gonda

PTI  Gonda, October 13, 2012
First Published: 20:21 IST(13/10/2012) | Last Updated: 20:23 IST(13/10/2012)

A day after Uttar Pradesh minister Vinod Kumar Singh resigned following allegation of abducting Gonda CMO, the state government today suspended recruitment process of the doctors in the district till further orders.

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"The appointment process of 32 doctors has been suspended by the state government till further order," Additional Director Health Devipatan Division AK Gangwar said.

Though the list of selected candidates was released, no appointment letter has been issued so far, Gangwar said.

Chief Medical Officer of Gonda, SP Singh, was allegedly abducted by the minister after the list was released on Monday night.

It was alleged that the minister pressurised the CMO to include names of his choice in the list.

Taking a serious note of the incident the state government had ordered a high-level probe into the incident.

However, the minister while refuting that any such incident took place send his resignation on moral grounds to chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday.


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