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 ASI demands unconditional apology from Lancet journal on ‘malafide’ editorial on Kashmir
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ASI demands unconditional apology from Lancet journal on ‘malafide’ editorial on Kashmir

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New Delhi, Aug 20 : Association of Surgeons of India on Tuesday demanded an unconditional apology from renowned British medical journal 'The Lancet' on a 'malafide' editorial on the Kashmir issue in which it has denounced India’s recent decision of abrogating Article 370.

''The association with 25,000 members across India has demanded an unconditional apology to the nation from the editor,'' the ASI said in a statement.

The Lancet is facing backlash for its editorial on Kashmir, where it described India’s move of Abrogating Article 370 in the Valley as controversial and raised concerns about health, security and freedom of people in the region.

''The militant presence raises serious concerns for the health, safety, and freedoms of the Kashmiri people," it said.People lashed out at The Lancet on social media, specially twitter with many claiming that the journal should stick to medical issues only.
(UNI)