Ambassa (Tripura), Dec 01: Lakhs of inhabitant have been fearing the doom of being backward inviting plight in eye treatment as the higher authority has transferred the efficient and hardworking specialist doctor and placed a suffering doctor in the place in the district eye hospital in the northern Tripura district of Dhalai here recently.
For last five to six years, an experienced eye specialist Dr Madhusudan Das has been the sole eye specialist covering the four subdivisions of the district. Records shows, in last five consecutive years, the district has topped four times in rendering treatment, combating cataract, glucoma and conducting operations in the state.
Besides, last Thursday of every month, the doctor conducts free operation camp to the poor patients and provide them all the medicines and even vehicle fare to returning home.
"Recently, we have got the shocking news of the transfer of doctor Das. It will surely create endless plight for us", remarked one inhabitant of Ambassa subdivision identified as Ratanmuni Tripura.
Another inhabitant from bordering subdivision of Kamalpur identified as Sekhar Malakar has remarked, "He has treated us with care. Lots of people from the subdivision have been cured by him. Now, his transfer seems the continuation of deprivation on us by the present government like the former one".
According to the sources from health services arena, the new appointed doctor Dr Siuli Das is herself suffering with a problem in her spinal cord.
As a result, she cannot ply freely throughout the district and also lacks in experience.
Local people has demanded the cancellation of the transfer of Dr Madhusudan Das from the district. (UNI)