IMA slams editorial on Kashmir in Lancet, calls it ‘breach of propriety’

NEW DELHI: Reacting sharply to an editorial on Kashmir published in The Lancet recently, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) said the British medical journal has no locus standi on the matter and has committed “breach of propriety” by commenting on the political issue.

The association said the medical journal has reacted to an internal administrative decision of the Government of India under the garb of concern for the health of Kashmiris and questioned the “malafide intention behind the uncalled for editorial”.

“It is unfortunate that reputed medical journal The Lancet has committed breach of propriety by commenting on this political issue. (AGENCIES)